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Quite a breakthrough! Researchers identify 'master coordinator' for aortic rupture

Public release date: 19-Jun-2013[ Print | E-mail |  Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Jim Kellyjpkelly@utmb.edu409-772-8791University of Te…

Started by GraemeLatest Reply

AAA- Inner Tube - new Aorta!

A VERY interesting article about the new treatment for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. Well worth a read and also being pioneered by my old Alma…

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Mechanical Heart Valve noise when attached to a dacron prosthesis to replace the aortic root and the ascending aorta

Many of you will be interested in this test result that I found today. It refers specifically to MHV noise when attached to a prothesis whi…

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Life expectancy after an Aortic Dissection ..

Not being macabre here..but this question REPEATEDLY tops the 3 most asked question on Google regading Aortic Dissections.  My research fr…

Started by Graeme

80 Nov 15
Reply by Gary Davis

my Story

Hi guys.Im 57 years.In 2002, I was on a research project at st Barts.I was no 7 in world to undergo a "catheter maze" to cure Atrial Fibril…

Started by Paul Coombs

0 May 16

Is dull nagging pain normal

I have a type B AD, no surgery and it is a couple of months since it happened. I try to do a little more each day, as most of you will be a…

Started by Carol Buckley

5 Jan 21
Reply by Alastair Sharp

AD & rupture the cause of death for Alan Thicke

So sad to hear about Alan Thicke  failing victim to an AD and rupture, RIP Alan From ET News Alan Thicke's official cause of death has be…

Started by Gary Davis

0 Dec 22, 2016

Aortic Dissection Awareness programme?

Is there any kind of organisation in the UK dedicated to raising awareness of Acute Aortic Dissection or to raising funds for research into…

Started by Gregory Smith

11 Dec 13, 2016
Reply by Gregory Smith

My story

In July, my ascending aorta ruptured (a late consequence of a near-fatal  auto accident a year ago when my chest hit the steering wheel 3 t…

Started by Elaine Mawhinney

6 Jul 9, 2016
Reply by Elaine Mawhinney

Dizziness and fainting

It's almost 5 years since my AD. I had a lot of dizzy spells to begin with, which gradually dimished and became less frequent. However, lat…

Started by Gregory Smith

5 Dec 24, 2015
Reply by Dermot

Life following my Aortic Dissection

I received my email to participate as an aortic dissection survivor, thank you for allowing me to join in February 28th 2014, was the date…

Started by Del Cosson

4 Dec 9, 2015
Reply by Kimberlee Jones

A/F

I wanted to know otter people's experience of atrial fibrillation. Or its treatment. I've been left with A.F  following my aortic dissescti…

Started by Terry Burridge

4 Sep 28, 2015
Reply by Gary Davis

Just recovering from my SECOND AD!

On bedrest for the next month, suffered my second AD two weeks ago. It was a type B, right at the level of my T12 vertebrae, near my kidney…

Started by james fullwood

12 Aug 4, 2015
Reply by David A Palmer

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