The 100th report out of the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection details the experiences of 29 women who faced this rare life-threatening complication while pregnant.
When researchers study rare diseases, breakthroughs can be made that help patients. Revisit studies that are putting genetic puzzle pieces together to tackle these conditions.
Upon uncovering that inadequate blood flow can be a more imminent, life-threatening problem than aortic rupture for some patients, doctors emerge with a new procedural method.
Diagnosis, treatments and outcomes for acute aortic dissection have evolved. An international registry reveals trends and the power of data.