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Preventing death from a neglected yet common disease.

What is Aortic Disease?

Aortic disease is mostly due to progressive enlargement of the aorta (aneurysms) or tears (dissection of the aorta).  Neither of these things is a good thing but the good news is that they can be fixed...

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Have you or member of your family been diagnosed with an aortic problem?
 

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It is common

Approximately 10,000 aortic operations are carried out annually in the UK.

It can be fatal

Aortic diseases are among the top 10 causes of death in men in the developed world

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£10,000 could buy a state-of-the art equipment that is making aortic surgery safer

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