The forgotten organ. Diseases of the aorta comprise those conditions which lead either to aneurysm formation (progressive enlargement of the aorta) or aortic dissection (a tear in the aorta). Read more
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Have you or member of your family been diagnosed with an aortic problem?
Approximately 10,000 aortic operations are carried out annually in the UK.
Aortic diseases are among the top 10 causes of death in men in the developed world
£10,000 could buy a state-of-the art equipment that is making aortic surgery safer
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I was a fit young guy...I didn't imagine that there could be anything wrong with me at all, let alone something as serious as this... Read more
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