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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…

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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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Merry Christmas

I wish all Aortic Dissection sufferers a Very Merry Christmas and continuing good health in the New Year.

Started by Gregory Smith

0 Dec 26, 2019

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

104 Nov 1, 2019
Reply by Graeme

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

6 Feb 4, 2019
Reply by Gregory Smith

Internet searches

Has anyone noticed that if they search their name on the internet that it brings up their details from this site? Any ideas on how to stop…

Started by Patrick Gethin

3 Dec 5, 2018
Reply by Judy Everett

Were not all lucky.... Salute to the fallen!

Started by Graeme

0 Jul 30, 2018

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, 2017

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, 2017
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



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