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The Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust

The Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust

Shortly, our former Vice-Chair, Catherine Fowler and our former Medical Advisor, Mr. Graham Cooper will launch The Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust. To avoid any potential confusion, we would like to make clear for our members and supporters that this new venture is completely separate from the...

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Aortic Dissection – UK Research Workshop

Aortic Dissection – UK Research Workshop

On 11th December 2020, Aortic Dissection Awareness UK&I were delighted to attend and present at a national Aortic Dissection Research Priorities workshop, commissioned by Secretary of State for Health, Matt Hancock, after our meeting with him to highlight the issue of AD. The workshop was...

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New Aortic Dissection educational film

New Aortic Dissection educational film

Statistics show that a diagnosis of Aortic Dissection is considered in only half of the patients who present with this fatal condition. One-third of patients with an Aortic Dissection are actively treated in Emergency Medicine for an incorrect diagnosis such as a heart attack or gastritis. Aortic...

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NICE Stakeholders

NICE Stakeholders

Aortic Dissection Awareness UKI is delighted to have been accepted as a “Stakeholder” within the NICE review process, on 23 April 2019. NICE, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, is the body which produces Clinical Guidelines and Advice for use in the UK NHS. Clinical Guidelines...

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Emergency doctors urged to ‘Think Aorta

Emergency doctors urged to ‘Think Aorta

The website Irish Health has recently published an article titled "Emergency doctors urged to 'Think Aorta' - Campaign to highlight aortic dissection". We are delighted that mainstream media is covering this subject which is dear to our hearts. The article begins:   "Emergency doctors are being...

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Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland is the national patient association for people affected by Aortic Dissection and their families.

Aortic Dissection Awareness Day UK is a national event to celebrate global Aortic Dissection Awareness Day (September 19th), when a worldwide movement joins forces to increase awareness of this life-threatening disease. Over 20 countries around the world host an event to mark this day.

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