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Genetic Origin of Thoracic Aortic Disease

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Barker D. Genetic Origin of Thoracic Aortic Disease. October 2019. doi:10.25373/ctsnet.9914285.

Diane Barker of University Hospitals of North Midlands in the United Kingdom presents a discussion on genetic testing for those at risk of thoracic aortic disease. She discusses the importance of clinical screening and gene testing for family members of patients who present with either a dissection or a known aneurysm.

This presentation was originally given during the SCTS Ionescu University program at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland. This content is published with the permission of SCTS. Please click here for more information on SCTS educational programs.

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