Tag: aortic dissection

Sodium fluoride positron emission tomography shows promise as multimodality imaging technique...

During the prize session at this year’s European Society for Vascular Surgery annual meeting (ESVS Month, 29 September–29 October, virtual), Maaz Syed (University of...
Aortic Dissection Collaborative

US team secures funding to examine impact of COVID-19 on aortic...

A team at the University of Washington in Seattle, USA, has received a funding award through the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington...

Medtronic begins real-world, post-market study of Valiant Navion in patients with...

Medtronic today announced the start of a prospective, observational, global, multicentre, real-world, post-market study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Valiant Navion...
COVID-19 New York

Study highlights drop in aortic dissection cases in New York during...

In a recently-published study, researchers found a significant drop in acute aortic dissection cases in New York City since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

BIBA Briefings: Award for film raising awareness of aortic dissection

A short film (“Today is a Good Day”), which showcases the work of Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland, has won the Rare Disease Film Festival’s Peoples’...

First US patient treated with recently approved Zenith Dissection Endovascular System

Following the recent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Cook Medical’s Zenith Dissection Endovascular System, Cooper University Health Care in Camden, USA,...

Cook Medical receives US FDA approval for aortic dissection device

Cook Medical has announced its recent approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Zenith endovascular aortic dissection system. The system,...

Poor medication adherence of TBAD patients may play a role in...

Type B aortic dissection (TBAD) patients exhibit poor adherence to best medical therapy, which may play a part in the high levels of aortic...

Acute Dissections Symposium: “The Great Masquerader”

The best management of type B aortic dissection is an ongoing debate. In April 2016, W. L. Gore & Associates held a two-day symposium...

Quick-fire Dreiländertagung

From 4–8 October, the Dreiländertagung meeting was held at the Kursaal centre in Bern, Switzerland. Taking place every three years, the German-speaking meeting brings...