Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection
Please visit the following websites for more information regarding thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection:
John Ritter Research Program in Aortic and Vascular Diseases:
Thoracic Aortic Disease Coalition (TAD Co): www.tadcoalition.org
International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD): www.iradonline.org
Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Center: Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Stanford Hospital & Clinics: What is a thoracic aortic aneurysm?
National Heart, Blood, and Lung Institute: What Is an Aneurysm?
Methodist Health System: Aortic Dissection at Any Age: The Tyler Kahle Story
For more information about the genetic connective tissue disorders that cause thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection, please visit the following websites:
Marfan syndrome: National Marfan Foundation
Loeys-Dietz syndrome: Loeys-Dietz Syndrome Foundation
Turner syndrome: Turner Syndrome Society of the United States
Thoracic Aortic Disease Coalition (TAD Co): www.tadcoalition.org/tad/4348/Who-is-at-Risk?
Clinical Genetics Resources
To find a medical geneticist or genetic counselor, please visit the following websites:
American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics: Find Genetic Services
National Society of Genetic Counselors: www.nsgc.org