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ACC/AHA Pocket Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Thoracic Aortic Disease Now Available to Healthcare Providers

Posted on Monday, December 12th, 2011, by with Comments Off

The American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) Pocket Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Thoracic Aortic Disease  are now available to physicians and other healthcare providers free of charge thanks to the Thoracic Aortic Disease (TAD) Coalition and a grant from W.L. Gore & Associates.  The 64-page booklet is based on the guidelines published in March 2010.

“It is vital that the guidelines, which were developed by nine leading medical associations, be incorporated into clinical practice because too many patients with aortic disease do not know they are at risk of a potentially fatal aortic dissection,” said Dianna Milewicz, MD, PhD, Director of the John Ritter Research Program at UTHealth.

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