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A Journal on Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

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ISSN 0021-9509

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The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2015 December;56(6):899-904

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The risk for type B aortic dissection in Marfan syndrome

Setacci C. 1, Galzerano G. 1, Setacci F. 2, Mazzitelli G. 1, de Donato G. 1, Ricci C. 3

1 Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neurological Sciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy;
2 Department of Surgery “P. Valdoni”, School of Medicine, University “Sapienza” of Rome, Rome, Italy;
3 Interventional Radiology Unit, University of Siena, Siena, Italy

Marfan syndrome is the most prevalent connective tissue disorder, with an autosomal dominant inheritance with variable penetrance. This paper aims to summarize epidemiology and treatment for type B dissection in Marfan patients.

language: English


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