We have brought together on this page the most important national and international clinical guidelines on Aortic Dissection, for ease of reference by all healthcare professionals and their patients...
The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) declined a proposal from our patient charity to produce national clinical guidance on Thoracic Aortic Dissection. UK clinical practice must therefore follow US and EU guidance.
- 2021 Royal College of Emergency Medicine / Royal College of Radiologists (RCEM/RCR) Best Practice Guideline on the Diagnosis of Thoracic Aortic Dissection in the Emergency Department
- 2023 UK Consensus Guideline on inter-hospital transfer of Acute Aortic Syndrome patients to specialist centres
- 2015 American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policy Guideline on the Evaluation and Management of Thoracic Aortic Dissection
- 2022 American Heart Association / American College of Cardiology (ACC/AHA) Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Aortic Disease.
- 2014 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Aortic Diseases.
- 2017 European Society for Vascular Surgery Guidelines on the Management of Descending Thoracic Aorta Diseases
- Activity Recommendations for Post-Aortic Dissection Patients, by Chadda et al., Circulation. 2014;130:e140-e142 (based on the ‘METs’ approach)
- NHS Test Criteria for Genetic Testing in Aortopathy (R125)
- Genes Associated with Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection: 2019 Update and Clinical Implications