Linda A Pape
Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
- Aortic diameter >or = 5.5 cm is not a good predictor of type A aortic dissection: observations from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD)Linda A Pape
University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave N, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Circulation 116:1120-7. 2007..However, few studies of acute aortic dissection patients and aortic size exist. We used data from our registry of acute aortic dissection patients to better understand the relationship between aortic diameter and type A dissection...
- Standardizing the method of measuring by echocardiogram the diameter of the ascending aorta in patients with a bicuspid aortic valveAlfred J Albano
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts
Am J Cardiol 105:1000-4. 2010....
- Changes in size of ascending aorta and aortic valve function with time in patients with congenitally bicuspid aortic valvesMaros Ferencik
Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
Am J Cardiol 92:43-6. 2003..In addition, progression of aortic diameter dilation occurred irrespective of baseline valve function in adult patients with BAV. We also observed considerable progression of aortic gradients and AR over time...
- Branch vessel complications are increased in aortic dissection patients with renal insufficiencyJoshua A Beckman
Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Vasc Med 9:267-70. 2004..Upon recognition, renal impairment indicates a need for close monitoring, aggressive blood pressure control, and evaluation of aortic branch vessel circulations...
- Acute type A aortic dissection in the elderly: clinical characteristics, management, and outcomes in the current eraRajendra H Mehta
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 40:685-92. 2002..We sought to evaluate the clinical characteristics, management, and outcomes of elderly patients with acute type A aortic dissection...
- Differences in clinical presentation, management, and outcomes of acute type a aortic dissection in patients with and without previous cardiac surgeryJ Stewart Collins
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
Circulation 110:II237-42. 2004....
- Gender-related differences in acute aortic dissectionChristoph A Nienaber
Division of Cardiology, University Hospital Rostock, Rostock School of Medicine, Ernst Heydemann Strasse 6, 18057 Rostock, Germany
Circulation 109:3014-21. 2004..Few data exist on gender-related differences in clinical presentation, diagnostic findings, management, and outcomes in acute aortic dissection (AAD)...
- Characterizing the young patient with aortic dissection: results from the International Registry of Aortic Dissection (IRAD)James L Januzzi
Thoracic Aorta Center and Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 43:665-9. 2004..Surprisingly, the mortality risk for young AoD patients is not lower than older AoD patients...
- Acute type B aortic dissection in elderly patients: clinical features, outcomes, and simple risk stratification ruleRajendra H Mehta
Department of Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 77:1622-8; discussion 1629. 2004..Accordingly, we sought to evaluate the clinical features and outcomes and derive a simple risk stratification rule for elderly with ABAD...
- Acute intramural hematoma of the aorta: a mystery in evolutionArturo Evangelista
Hospital General Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
Circulation 111:1063-70. 2005..Fully 16% of patients have evidence of evolution to dissection on serial imaging...
- Does circadian and seasonal variation in occurrence of acute aortic dissection influence in-hospital outcomes?Rajendra H Mehta
Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Chronobiol Int 22:343-51. 2005..While highest incidence of AAD occurred in the morning and winter, clinical events (including mortality) were similar during the four different periods of the 24 h (chi2 = 1.9, p = 0.60) and seasonal (chi2 = 1.2, p = 0.75) periods...
- Implications of periaortic hematoma in patients with acute aortic dissection (from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection)Debabrata Mukherjee
Gill Heart Institute, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Am J Cardiol 96:1734-8. 2005..The early identification and aggressive management of patients with periaortic hematomas may potentially improve clinical outcomes...
- Association of painless acute aortic dissection with increased mortalitySeung Woo Park
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 79:1252-7. 2004..9%; P = .04). CONCLUSION: Patients with painless AAD had syncope, congestive heart failure, or stroke. Compared with patients who have painful AAD, patients who have painless AAD have higher mortality, especially when AAD is type B...