Name: Tom Kadesch
Age at time of Dissection: 37
Type of Dissection: Ascending
Date of Aortic Dissection: 11 December 2008

Tell Us Your Story: My story was written up in Bethesda Magazine – the author did a far better job writing it than I could have, so it’s probably best if I just provide the link to the article instead of typing out the whole story. Thanks for spending time putting together such a great website.

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