Links and articles related to aortic disease
What you should know about aortic dissection.
Peripheral vascular disease
Everything you might want to know, from the Yale Medical School Heart Book, a book aimed at a general audience. Very comprehensive. An excellent resource. Requires Adobe Acrobat
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a balloon-like dilation of the aorta within the abdomen. Learn more about AAA here.
Should You Be Screened for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)?
When and in whom screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms should be done.
Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Deciding on surgical treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), and what type of surgery to have, can be a complex process.