Aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm - The aorta - Life after an aortic dissection
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My name is Richard and am 32 years old. I live and work in Karlsruhe, Germany, but I am originally British. I would like to share the story of my dissection with you. I apologise for the length... I seem to have an attack of digital diarrhoea...
On the 8th of July 2008 at around about 10 o'clock in the morning I had a type I (ascending and descending) aortic dissection. I had just been up to the 6th…