Management of aortic aneurysms in patients with connective tissue disease

Schönhoff, Florian; Schmidli, J; Czerny, M; Carrel, T P (2013). Management of aortic aneurysms in patients with connective tissue disease. Journal of cardiovascular surgery, 54(1 Suppl 1), pp. 125-34. Torino: Minerva Medica

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Acute dissection and rupture of aortic aneurysms comprise for 1-2% of all deaths in developed countries. Dilation of the aorta is caused by several different mechanisms including inherited disorders of connective tissue. Recent reports estimate that 20% of patients presenting with thoracic aortic disease do have an underlying genetic basis of disease.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Review Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery

UniBE Contributor:

Schönhoff, Florian; Schmidli, Jürg; Czerny, Martin and Carrel, Thierry

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

0021-9509

Publisher:

Minerva Medica

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:39

Last Modified:

02 Apr 2014 10:26

PubMed ID:

23443597

Web of Science ID:

000317698000015

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/15712 (FactScience: 223141)

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