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Genetic Scanning for Aortic Dissection

A bit heavy but let's use this as a starter..Genetic Basis of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections ("TAAD") "In particular a gene call…

Started by Graeme

17 Mar 6, 2014
Reply by Dan1961

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…

Started by Graeme

0 Oct 17, 2012

9 years - and whose keeping tabs any more... :-)

  9 year anniversary two weeks ago (I forgot!) since my Type A Aortic Dissection back on St Georges Day April 2003. Last checkup November l…

Started by Graeme

7 Sep 14, 2012
Reply by Graeme

What do we do next?

Hi Graeme Many thanks for allowing me to join. I wonder if you can give me some advice on what to do next! I have a partner called Mark and…

Started by glenda turner

6 Aug 2, 2012
Reply by glenda turner

Aortic Dissection: GO DIRECTLY TO THE OR.. do NOT pass go.. Do NOT collect £200..!!

Have just posted in the video section a new video just released from a recent medical conference.. some interesting facts and figures.. som…

Started by Graeme

4 May 1, 2012
Reply by Graeme

My Story - Part Two

As some of you know, I had an acute Type A Aortic Dissection in June 2010. The ascending aorta and arch were repaired with a Dacron sleeve…

Started by Gregory Smith

0 Apr 15, 2012

Relay Stent-Grafts Show Promise in Treatment of Aortic Dissection Patients

Hi everyone. Saw this article today and thought it is worth reproducing.   cheers   Graeme+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++…

Started by Graeme

0 May 11, 2011

24 April 2010 - AD'ed on 24 April 2003... 7 year anniversary yesterday...

Hi all..   Just wanted to share - especially as a few members are awaiting surgery or have just had their brush with mortality in the last…

Started by Graeme

4 May 20, 2010
Reply by Dee Dee Yardley

Another AD story..Type A - Pretty much how it is..

I related to this story about the risk of the operation and the pillow I remember it and how we all seem to experience it.. Here's th…

Started by Graeme

2 Apr 24, 2010
Reply by Ruth Smith

Long term survival Of Aortic Dissection Patients: Mt Sinai Hospital in the US

This popped up today on the auto AD google search: Personally I have come to be quite removed from the statistics in this type of report, a…

Started by Graeme

6 Mar 1, 2010
Reply by Charles Jackson



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