About Aortic Dissection day

Aortic Dissection Awareness Day September 19

ACUTE AORTIC DISSECTION
Aortic dissection is when the inner layer of the main bloodvessel in the body, the aorta, is broken from various reasons, and blood starts purshing into the middle space between the inner and outer layer of the aorta causing them to separate, and making the aorta swell like a balloon. If not treated in time this may cause the aorta to burst (rupture). Medscape writes ”Aortic dissection is the most common catastrophe of the aorta. When left untreated, about 33% of patients die within the first 24 hours, and 50% die within 48 hours. The 2-week mortality rate approaches 75% in patients with undiagnosed ascending aortic dissection.

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FAMILIAL AORTIC DISSECTION
ORPHA229 lists ”Familial Aortic Dissection” as a rare disease in Orphanet. ”…Familial aortic dissection is the term used to describe rupture of the aortic wall at the level of the media…

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