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What does AD stand for?

AD stands for aortic dissection

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Learn about aortic dissection, a potentially life-threatening tear in the aorta. Causes include high blood pressure, pregnancy, congenital heart defects, heart...
Aortic dissection (see the image below) is defined as separation of the layers within the aortic wall. Tears in the intimal layer result in the propagation...
Question: Dear Brian, Hello, my mother passed away of an aortic. dissection on 10/08/05. She was working at the hospital, and had. just come back from her lunch.
Aortic dissection occurs when a tear in the tunica intima of the aorta causes blood to flow between the layers of the wall of the aorta, forcing the layers apart.
MDGuidelines is the most trusted source of disability guidelines, disability durations, and return to work information on aortic dissection.
Social media support group dedicated to questions & information for aortic dissection survivors & aortic aneurysm sufferers family & friends
What are the causes of aortic dissection?; Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD. Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with...
Aortic Dissection. The diagnosis of acute aortic dissection can be difficult only because it requires a high degree of clinical suspicion. It is a diagnosis that can...