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Heart and Aorta

Aortic Dissection - An Overview

Published on in “Health & Fitness, Health & Fitness”, language — English. 1 pages.
Aortic dissection is a condition which involves a tear in the inner layer of aorta. Aortic wall has three layers. When the tear occurs in the intima, blood flowing inside the aorta under pressure creeps into the layers of aortic wall and dissects it. One of the major contributing factors is uncontrolled hypertension. More
'Heart and Aorta' [website] is an initiative from Dr. E V John (Senior Consultant and HOD, Cardiovascular Surgery, Sunrise Hospital) to bring the facts about heart and aortic diseases, treatment options and complications to the common man. More
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