1. Aortic Dissection
      What is an Aortic Dissection?
            Stanford and DeBakey
            Different Types of Dissections
                      Descending Thoracic Aorta Treated by Endovascular Stent
      Aortic Disseciton by Oladayo Osinuga, MD,
      Occlusion Of The Abdominal Aorta And Its Branches 
      Inflammation Of The Aorta 
      Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm 
      What is Endovascular Stent Grafting
      What Tests Do I Need?
      Warning Signs of Aortic Dissection
      What are the causes of AD?
      Diagrams and Pictures
            Aortic Dissection
            Diagram of Surgery
            Actual Physical Surgery
            Valve Sparing Aortic Root Repair
            Figure 1
            Figure 2
            Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
            Marfan Syndrome Risks
            Stanford Type A Aortic Dissection
            Cardiac Heart Pictures
      Circulatory System
      The Ross Procedure
            Fenestration Revisited
            Various Publications
            Utility of the Aortic Fenestration
      Thoracic Aortic Surgery Program
      Presentation TAA
      Coarctation of the Aorta 
      Aortic Surgery Techniques
                  Aortic Arch Branched Graft
                  Case Reports
                  Int'l Links
                  Vascular Surgery Updates
                  Surgery for acute aortic dissections of the thoracic aorta
                  Extra Anatomical Bypasses
            STABLE Aortic Dissection Trial-Cook Medical-Dr. Joseph Lombardi
            Aneurysm Surgery-Aortic Aneurysms
            Thoracic Aortic Surgery Program
            Cook Medical-Aortic Intervention
            STARZ-TX2 Clinical Trial 
                  Clinical Trial Sites
      Turner Syndrome
      YouTube AD Videos
2. The Heart
      Anatomy of the Human Heart 
            The Heartbeat
            The Coronary Arteries
            The Conduction System
            Anatomy of the Heart and Cardiovascular System
      Addiction, Heart Disease, and Stroke
      Heart Disease Risk Factors
      Your Heart Valves
      Amazing View of Beating Heart
      The Journal of Heart Valve Disease
       What is Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Disease)?
      Heart Valve Disease
      Children's Hearts
            Congenital Heart Defects in Children Fact Sheet
            Congenital Heart Information Network
      Congenital Heart Disease News 
      Congenital Heart Disease
      What is a Heart Attack?
      Survival Guide-Worse Case Scenario
      Types of Congenital Aortic Stenosis
      How the Heart Works: Blood Flow Diagram
      How the Heart Works
      Atrial Fibrillation
      The Heart.org
      The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation
      Minneapolis Heart Institute
      Heart Failure OnLine
      American Heart Association
      American Stroke Association
      Intro to Blood Vessels
3. Marfan's Syndrome
      Stanford Clinic
      The Canadian Marfan Association
      Marfan World
      The Children's Heart Institute
      Marfan Life.org
      A personal site-Jon
      Australian Marfan Website
      Turner Syndrome 
            Puget Sound Turner Syndrome Society
            Blood Pressure Meds May Help
4. Aortic Valve
      Aortic Valve Replacement 
            Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery
      Aortic Valve Root Repair
      Quadricuspid Aortic Valve
      Congenital Valve Defects in Adults 
      Mitral valve prolapse 
      Tricuspid regurgitation 
      Bicuspid Aortic Disease
      Congenital Valve Defects in Adults
            Repairing Aorta
            Congenital Heart Lesions
            Coarctation of the Aorta-Diagram
5. Forums
      AorticDissection.com Forum
      Aneurysm & AVM Support
      Aneurysm Outreach Inc
      Thoracoabdiminal Aneurysm Repair Forum
      Aortic Aneurysm Forum
      The Heart Sugery Forum
      The Heart Forum-Cleveland Clinic
      Pulmonary Embolism and Forum
      EVF-Endovascular Forum
6. Aneurysms
      Aneurysm, Thoracic
      Aortic Aneurysm
      2004 Pulitzer Prize winning artilces on aneurysms
      Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
7. Personal Stories
      Tell Us Your Story
      Read Other Stories
      Forum Stories
8. Resources
      Medical Sites on Web
            Texas Heart Institute
            Medline Plus
            Jama-Journal of American Medical Association
            Health Center OnLine
            Heatlh Central
            Palo Alto Medical Foundation
            New York Emergency Room RN
            American Journal of Thoracic Surgery
            Merck Medicus
            CCHS Digital Library
            Medicine Plus
            Dr. Koop
            Johns Hopkins
            Yale Center for Thoracic Aortic Disease 
            Amersham Health
            MD Choice.com
            The Aortic Center at Jefferson
            Medical News Today
            Cardiac Surgery in the Adult
            Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
            The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
            Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care
            The New England Journal of Medicine
            Cook Medical-Thoracic Aortic Dissection Site
            Stanford University
                  Marfan's Clinic
                  Expert Care
                  Stanford Medicine Magazine
                  Vascular Deparment
      News & Articles
                  WSJ_com - Medical Ignorance Contributes to Toll From Aortic Illness.mht
                  JAMA Article 2/16/2000
                  Millions at Risk!
                  Repairing Type B Aorta
                  Torn aortas still kill, but new study may help get them stitched in time
                  Heart Trouble Of a Different Kind
                  Medical ignorance adds to toll from aortic illness
                  My Telltale Heart 
                        Follow Up Post Review Tell Tale Heart
                  Women and Dissections
                  2004 Pulitzer Prize winning artilces on aneurysms
                  Reuters Health Network
                  Google Heatlh News
                  Yahoo Health
                  JAMA Archieves
                  Stent News
                  Medline Plus
            Internventional Radiologists
                  Dr. John Kaufman-Dotter Institute
                  Dr. George Hartnell-Tufts
                  Dr. R. Torrance Andrews-U of W
                  Dr. Mahmood Razavi-Stanford
      HEART AND HEART SURGERY-Best Hospitals
      Where to get Help
            Dr. Jim Brevig/Surgeon
            Joseph S. Coselli, MD 
                  The Texas Heart Institute 
            Dr. EDWARD D VERRIER, MD (U of W)
            Dr. Craig Miller/Surgeon 
                  Articles by Dr. Miller
            Dr. David Liang/Cardiologist
            Dr. Bartley Griffith, M.D
            Dr. R. Alan Hall, M.D. (Virgina Mason)
            Dr.Daniel F. Neuzil, MD-Vascular surgery 
            Dr. Lars Svensson-Cleveland Clinic Heart Center 
            Harvard Medical
            University of Penn 
                  Dr. Joseph E, Bavaria, MD
                  Dr. Alberto Pochettino, MD
            Ohio University Thoracic Surgeons
            Dr. Edward Chen, Emory University
            Columbia University Medical Center-Cardiothoracic Surgery 
                  Dr. Craig R. Smith, MD-Columbia University Medical Center
                  Dr. Allan S. Stewart, MD
            Dr. Randall B. Griepp, Mount Sinai
            Dr. Sharo S. Raissi, MD, FACS, FACCP
            Dr.Christoph A. Nienaber-MD, FACC, FESC 
            Dr. Hazim J. Safi, MD
            Dr. David Evans-Indiana University
            Dr. Keith R. Oken, M.D-Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville,FL
            John A. Elefteriades, M.D., F.A.C.S.-Yale
            Cardiac, Vascular, & Thoracic Surgeons, Inc-Cincinnati, OH
            Scripps Memorial Hospital
            Massachusetts General Hospital Thoracic Aortic Center
                  Manipal Hospital, Bangalore
            Canadian Association of Thoracic Surgeons 
            The Australasian Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons
            The Aneurysm Website-UK
            Timothy A. M. Chuter, M.D.-UCSF Medical Center
            Roy Greenberg, M.D-Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
            Memorial Hermann Hospital
                  Anthony L. Estrera, M.D.
                  Hazim J. Safi, M.D.
            Vascular Surgeons
                  Mario F. Pompili, MD
                  Joseph V. Lombardi M.D., F.A.C.S-Cooper University Hospital
                  Gabriele Di Luozzo, M.D-Mount Sinai Aortic Program
9. SiteMap
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10. Emergency Room
      Convential Teachings Shattered
      Aortic Emergencies
      Aortic Disasters
      National Marfan Leading the Way
      Emergency Case
      Thoracic Aortic Dissection
      Madatory Tests to Request!
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