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Aortic Dissection : Resources

VDF has a number of additional educational resources available on Aortic Dissection.

Newsletter Articles:

Winter 2007 - Aortic Dissection: The Disease the Took John Ritter’s Life — Patient Profile (pages 1-2)

Winter 2007 - Aortic Dissection: Catastrophe for the Aorta (page 3)


Episodes 20 & 21

Ask the Doctor Live Chat Transcripts:

February 20 - Dr. Kenneth Cherry Answered your Questions about Aortic Disease

Downloadable Patient Sheet:

NEW! You may now download the information from this Web site about Aortic Dissection in PDF format.

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Clinical Trials:

None at this time


Find a Vascular Specialist in Your City:
Some of our professional organization partners will let you search their database of qualified vascular specialists.

The Society for Vascular Medicine Physician Finder by State.

The Society of Interventional Radiology offers a “Doctor Finder” by Specialty.

The Society for Vascular Surgery offers a service called “Find A Physician” by State.

Aortic Dissection section was last modified: December 21, 2010 - 05:07 pm

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