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Gene Variant Raises Risk For Aortic Tear And Rupture

Gene Variant Raises Risk For Aortic Tear And RuptureApril 18, 2014Researchers from Yale School of Medicine and Celera Diagnostics have confirmed the significance of a genetic variant that substantially increases the risk of a frequently fatal thoracic aortic dissection or full rupture. The study appears online in PLOS ONE.Thoracic aortic aneurysms, or bulges in the artery wall, can develop without pain or other symptoms. If they lead to a tear — dissection — or full rupture, the patient…See More
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Paul posted a blog post

Couple of updates........

Thanks for the comments about the meds. I'm now off the Diltiazem and feeling a bit more with it. I asked about the Diabetes risk associated with Bisoprolol / Indapamide combination and Consultant suggested a new modified release version of Indapamide which can be prescribed at a lower dose, so I'm happy with that.Since my AD happeneded I've been thinking about support group meetings as a possible help, so I finally got round to writing to the Lead Clinician of the Vascular Team at St Thomas'…See More
Apr 16
Elaine Howlin posted a blog post

positive outlook maybe??????

Hi allI haven't added anything to the site for a while but I do read others comments. I recently had to see a consultant radiologist with regards to my carotid artery aneurisms and I was pleased to hear that he wants to do stenting on the aneurisms. It was a pleasant surprise because the neurosurgeon was reluctant to interfere with them because he felt the risks would outweigh the benefits.this consultant said he will do it in much the same way as they do cardiac stenting starting in the groin.…See More
Apr 6
Graeme posted a discussion

A lovely story....

This is a good example of how an Aortic Dissection tragedy can bring about saving the lives of others...http://www.omaha.com/article/20140323/LIVEWELL26/140329509/1161See More
Mar 24

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Green tea and Nadolol 2 Replies

Started by Richard Deal in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by John Dighton Apr 8.

Femoral Bypass Along With AD 9 Replies

Started by Jeff Frank in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by Jim Sanquedolce Mar 13.

Dissection 4 Replies

Started by jeremy degrand in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by Nicola McMeekin Jan 7.

Marfan's article 3 Replies

Started by Richard Deal in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by Nicola McMeekin Jan 7.

My experience 2 Replies

Started by J. Hughes in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by J. Hughes Dec 7, 2013.

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Couple of updates........

Posted by Paul on April 16, 2014 at 20:00 — 3 Comments

positive outlook maybe??????

Posted by Elaine Howlin on April 6, 2014 at 22:04 — 2 Comments

One year ago today!

Posted by Mo Sanderson on March 19, 2014 at 7:20 — 8 Comments

first CT scan results

Posted by Wayne Settje on January 31, 2014 at 16:08 — 2 Comments

One year ago today.

Posted by Wayne Settje on January 10, 2014 at 16:30 — 3 Comments

Any medication tips?

Posted by Paul on January 6, 2014 at 20:26 — 7 Comments

HAPPY 2014

Posted by Wayne Settje on January 1, 2014 at 17:41 — 4 Comments

A very Merry Christmas

Posted by Gary Davis on December 24, 2013 at 23:28 — 1 Comment

Holiday Cheers

Posted by Wayne Settje on December 24, 2013 at 16:29 — 1 Comment

Thank you

Posted by Wayne Settje on December 23, 2013 at 14:29 — 2 Comments

My Experience

Posted by J. Hughes on December 5, 2013 at 23:23

My Experience

Posted by J. Hughes on December 5, 2013 at 23:22

No cardio allowed!

Posted by Deborah Levering on December 1, 2013 at 6:21 — 7 Comments

Another AD survivor

Posted by Paul on November 12, 2013 at 22:30 — 3 Comments

Gene Mutation

Posted by Elaine Howlin on October 26, 2013 at 14:24 — 3 Comments

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