Share Your Aortic Story: A Guide for the Community

You can play an important role in raising awareness about thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection! Your story is a powerful tool for bringing attention to this often-overlooked condition and educating medical professionals, patients, and the wider public.

New Zealand resident Hetty poses in a white formal dress showing her scar from her aortic dissection surgery.

Hetty Donovan – Type A Dissection at 26

“Are you sure?” – words I will never forget from the night I experienced a type A aortic dissection and aneurysm. It was the moment I realised how serious the situation was.

Faces of TAD