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Thanks for stopping by to view our stories. Please help me keep the site going by shopping at Amazon.com-It’s very much appreciated. Brian Tinsley founder of AorticDissection.com (please book mark the link once you get to Amazon.com for future purchases!) […] Read More…

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article source: Stephanie Sampson is one incredibly lucky mother and she knows it. Not just because she is a mom of three healthy kiddos but because she is here to see just how amazing they are. That’s because Sampson beat the odds and unknowingly gave birth to her youngest, Eli, with an undiagnosed heart condition […] Read More…

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Rock from the Heart for Aortic Health

Brian, My name is Amy Johnson, and my husband, Pete, and I recently started the Rock from the Heart project. Pete is a musician (drummer) and had surgery last July to repair an ascending aortic aneurysm and replace his aortic valve. We know how fortunate he was that his condition was diagnosed in time to […] Read More…

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Brian’s update

Well, I am coming up on 15 years 8/23/2018. My Latest CT/Angio says everything is still stable verified by the U of W team and my buddy at Stanford. But… my valve is still leaking moderately, but…..My left ventricle is getting enlarged somewhat. I am now going to get a second opinion at Swedish Hospital. […] Read More…

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article source: Predictors of acute aortic dissection diagnosis identified Ohle R, et al. Acad Emerg Med. 2018;doi:10.1111/acem.13356. April 11, 2018 Aortic aneurysm and hypotension were among the clinical features identified as putting patients at high risk for acute aortic dissection in a case-control study. Robert Ohle, MSc, MA, MB, FRCPC, from the department of emergency […] Read More…

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Will Jipson-36

Name: Will Jipson Email: wjipson3@gmail.com Age at time of Dissection: 36 Type of Dissection: Ascending Date of Aortic Dissection: 1 February 2017 Tell Us Your Story: [I] awoke at 2am, thanks to the screech of a cat fight in the hall outside my bedroom. All night, I’d been feeling a tight ache in my upper […] Read More…

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Aortic Dissection: What’s Next in Endovascular Therapy

article source: At ISET 2018, Michael Dake summed up the unmet clinical needs for type A and chronic type B dissection, as well as for cases with arch involvement. OLLYWOOD, FL—Aortic dissection continues to vex clinicians, but creative approaches to treatment are on the horizon, according to one expert in the field. Michael Dake, MD […] Read More…

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Driving for Uber and Lyft

Sign Up for Lyft: https://www.lyft.com/drivers/BRIAN49918 Sign Up for Uber: https://partners.uber.com/i/briant21525ue Please sign up and help support the site! God Bless, Brian :) […] Read More…

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My story: Don’t ignore symptoms of heart attack

article source: Our family doctor smiled at me sheepishly as he walked into the exam room. “You’re the last person I would have expected…,” he said trailing off, as I sat there for a check-up two weeks after emergency open heart surgery that saved my life. Six months earlier, I had passed my annual physical […] Read More…

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article source: DALLAS– At the young age of 35 years-old, Mary Worthman is a wife, a mom, and a miracle — because she’s alive. Click that article source button to watch the video please.  Surgeons saved Mary’s life of last year. Now, the Fort Worth woman is opening her heart, again. But, this time it’s […] Read More…

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I could really use your help please

am basically drowning in debt. It’s 100% my fault and my lack of financial stupidity. However, I am also aware this was also tied to my depression and my days of buying and selling tennis racket are over. I finally had a come to Jesus meeting and have adopted the Dave Ramsey plan of getting […] Read More…

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article source: Dumfarth J, et al. – Researchers aimed at identifying the predictors for stroke after emergent surgery for acute type A aortic dissection. In addition, they analyzed the impact on morbidity, neurological recovery and mid-term survival. Independent preoperative predictors for postoperative stroke were recognized. Despite an association of postoperative stroke with significant morbidity and […] Read More…

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Biomarker-Assisted Diagnosis of Acute Aortic Dissection

article source: https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.032048 Circulation. 2018;137:270-272 Originally published January 15, 2018 Articles, see p 250 and p 259 The diagnosis of acute aortic dissection (AD) can be difficult because of its rarity and varied presentation, and this often leads to underdiagnosis. Recent guidelines from both the United States (American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology)1 and Europe […] Read More…

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article source: The ADvISED Prospective Multicenter Study Peiman Nazerian, Christian Mueller, Alexandre de Matos Soeiro, Bernd A. Leidel, Sibilla Anna Teresa Salvadeo, Francesca Giachino, Simone Vanni, Karin Grimm, Múcio Tavares Oliveira, Emanuele Pivetta, Enrico Lupia, Stefano Grifoni, Fulvio Morello, for the ADvISED Investigators    https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.029457 Circulation. 2018;137:250-258 Originally published October 13, 2017 Abstract Background: Acute aortic syndromes (AASs) are rare and severe cardiovascular emergencies with unspecific symptoms. For AASs, both […] Read More…

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article source: Published: January 12, 2018 (see history) DOI: 10.7759/cureus.2059 Cite this article as: Mohamed M A, Abraham R, Maraqa T I, et al. (January 12, 2018) Cocaine-induced Type-A Aortic Dissection Extending to the Common Iliac Arteries. Cureus 10(1): e2059. doi:10.7759/cureus.2059 Abstract Aortic dissection is a rare and fatal complication of cocaine-induced hypertension. The injury mechanism is through shear […] Read More…

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article source: Akimasa Morisaki Tadashi Isomura Yasuhisa Fukada Minoru Yoshida Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery, ivx387,https://doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivx387 Published:   10 January 2018   Article history  Abstract Recently, in Japan, the J Graft Open Stent Graft (JOSG) was commercialized for surgical repair of an aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection and the frozen elephant trunk technique was applied. Kinking of the […] Read More…

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article source: TAVR is not PCI, say experts. While complications needing bailout are rare with TAVR, when they occur they tend to be deadly. By Michael O’Riordan January 10, 2018 The need for emergent cardiac surgery resulting from complications during transcatheter aortic valve replacement is a “rare event” but “highly consequential” when it is required, according […] Read More…

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How Marfan Syndrome Can Impact Your Heart Health

5 common questions answered by a heart surgeon article source: bout 90 percent of people with Marfan syndrome will develop changes in their heart and blood vessels. If you have Marfan syndrome, you have abnormal connective tissue that can cause your blood vessel walls to weaken and stretch. This damage often affects the aorta, the main artery that […] Read More…

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James Brown-62

Name: James Brown Email: sirjab@live.com Age at time of Dissection: 62 Type of Dissection: Ascending Date of Aortic Dissection:  7 September 2016 Tell Us Your Story: he day started out as any other day I was feeling good and about 3:00 PM I started making dinner I needed to make a run to the store my wife and […] Read More…

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article source: here’s a vine that needs trimming on Tom Tolbert’s roof. It’s an assignment he savors, tricky and satisfying as he saves himself a few bucks, but Tolbert’s roof-climbing days are over. In his new life, a great deal has changed.   Tolbert is back on the job as one of the most popular […] Read More…

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