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Gene Variant Raises Risk For Aortic Tear And Rupture
April 18, 2014
Researchers 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 w…
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