Personal Stories: Ken Sexton Hi My name is Ken Sexton, I’m 57,married to Angela for 35 years and have 2 beautiful daughters aged 30 & 27. I live in Radcliff […]

Personal Stories: Michael Kohler Brian,   I am a 54 year old dissection survivor such as yourself. I am also living proof that no good deed goes unpunished, I am […]

Personal Stories: Frederick Vicari Dear Brian, I would like to address my experience with Acute type I Aortic Dissection. It started when I got up from a chair and got […]

Personal Stories: D Rogers Friday the 13th, 2002 was a bad luck day for sure. It was late in the evening and I was taking a shower, when all of […]

Personal Stories: Diane Villano My story begins the early morning of May 8th, 2004. I delivered newspapers at the time and got up about 4:30am. This morning was no different […]

Personal Stories: Pamela Cherry Hi! I am a 53 year-old black female, who became the victim of an abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture. My doctor, J.R. fiekes, M.D. said that I […]

Personal Stories: Stan Derr On January 8, 2003 I had a total dissection of the Aorta, both thoracic and abdominal. Until that time I did not even know that such […]

Personal Stories: Patti Cooksey-Fisher Brian, My husband survived the 11 hour surgery to repair his dissecting aorta nearly 5 years ago. He had respiratory problems coming off the machine. A […]

Personal Stories: Chris O’Brien Brian, It was 01/17/03 that I experienced my dissected aorta aneurysm.  I was taken to St. Joseph’s hospital ER in Atlanta.  I spent till the end […]