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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Features Patient With Aortic Dissection

Posted on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011, by with Comments Off

Last week’s episode of ABC’s popular television show, Grey’s Anatomy, featured a patient who came to the ER with chest pain.  His condition doesn’t seem serious until he suddenly takes a turn for the worse and they discover his aorta is dissecting.  The show’s website added some great information about aortic dissections in connection with this episode, helping to spread the word about aortic disease.

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The Dallas Morning News Runs Story on Aortic Disease Awareness

Posted on Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011, by with Comments Off

The Dallas Morning News interviewed Amy Yasbeck and Dr. Dianna Milewicz to help get the word out that aortic disease isn’t a “death sentence.”  The awareness created by Amy’s efforts and new research is helping to save lives.  Just ask Aaron Roberts, a man who survived aortic dissection.




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