Familial Aortic Dissection

Common Name(s)

Familial Aortic Dissection

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Canadian Marfan Association

Increasing awareness, saving lives, and improving the quality of life for patients, their families, and medical professionals affected by Marfan syndrome, genetic aortic disorders, and related connective tissue disorders through national programs of education, support, and research.

Last Updated: 22 Jan 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Familial Aortic Dissection" for support, advocacy or research.

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Canadian Marfan Association

Increasing awareness, saving lives, and improving the quality of life for patients, their families, and medical professionals affected by Marfan syndrome, genetic aortic disorders, and related connective tissue disorders through national programs of education, support, and research.

http://www.marfan.ca

Last Updated: 22 Jan 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Familial Aortic Dissection" returned 8 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Familial tendency in aortic dissection: a value of screening relatives.
 

Author(s): Emre Yalcinkaya, Baris Bugan, Murat Celik

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2013 Nov;126(22):4259.

 

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2013

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Exome sequencing identifies SMAD3 mutations as a cause of familial thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection with intracranial and other arterial aneurysms.
 

Author(s): Ellen S Regalado, Dong-Chuan Guo, Carlos Villamizar, Nili Avidan, Dawna Gilchrist, Barbara McGillivray, Lorne Clarke, Francois Bernier, Regie L Santos-Cortez, Suzanne M Leal, Aida M Bertoli-Avella, Jay Shendure, Mark J Rieder, Deborah A Nickerson, , Dianna M Milewicz

Journal: Circ. Res.. 2011 Sep;109(6):680-6.

 

Thoracic aortic aneurysms leading to acute aortic dissections (TAAD) can be inherited in families in an autosomal dominant manner. As part of the spectrum of clinical heterogeneity of familial TAAD, we recently described families with multiple members that had TAAD and intracranial ...

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2011

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Familial aortic aneurysm and dissection due to transforming growth factor-beta receptor 2 mutation.
 

Author(s): J James B Edelman, Fabio Ramponi, Paul G Bannon, Richmond Jeremy

Journal: Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2011 May;12(5):863-5.

 

This report describes the clinical course and management of a patient with Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS) type 2. In 2003, a 31-year-old male was diagnosed with acute aortic dissection type B; in the following six years he underwent multiple surgical and endovascular aortic procedures ...

Last Updated: 10 May 2011

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