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Bristol NHS Trust host national aortic dissection conference

Bristol NHS Trust host national aortic dissection conference

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) and North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) had the honour today, Thursday 16th September, of jointly hosting the 6th annual Aortic Dissection Awareness Day, to be held at the M-Shed in Bristol . Aortic dissection is a life-threatening...

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#SCTS2021 – The Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery Annual Meeting

#SCTS2021 – The Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery Annual Meeting

#SCTS2021 Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland is pleased to promote the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery's Annual event, which for 2021 is on-line. Happening from Sunday the 9th of May to Tuesday 11th, the event is always well-attended by the UK's leading Cardiac and Cardiothoracic...

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Global THINK AORTA Meetup

Global THINK AORTA Meetup

The first-ever Global THINK AORTA Meetup on Sun 18th April saw THINK AORTA practitioners from around the world come together to share their work and ideas, in order to inspire others and drive the growth of our global campaign to save lives in acute Aortic Dissection. The panel included speakers...

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Bristol to host Aortic Dissection Awareness Day UK 2021

Bristol to host Aortic Dissection Awareness Day UK 2021

National patient association Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland today announced that the honour of hosting Aortic Dissection Awareness Day UK 2021 has been awarded to The Bristol Aortic Service.  The Association’s flagship annual event will take place on Thursday 16th September at the...

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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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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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