Press Releases

2007 - Aortic dissection patients may have new hope: new way to predict post-hospital death risk

2007 - Study points to new way to predict death risk for patients who suffer a tear in the body's largest blood vessel

2006 - A stitch in time saves lives: Study shows high survival for patients with torn aortas who get surgery

2003 - Actor John Ritter's death may raise awareness of aortic dissection, a rare and often fatal heart condition

2002 - Torn aortas still kill, but new study may help get them stitched in time

2001 - Ripped aortas kill often, new results show, but knowledge may aid survival