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THINK AORTA for Patients & Families

THINK AORTA for Patients & Families

THINK AORTA is our patient-led campaign to improve diagnosis of Aortic Dissection through the simple diagnostic strategy of THINK AORTA -> CT scan to confirm. It is saving thousands of lives around the world.

Visit our THINK AORTA website to learn more, to download a poster or to view some free educational resources. You will soon also be able to purchase branded THINK AORTA merchandise in our online shop, to help spread awareness of the campaign and save lives.

THINK AORTA was launched in the UK in partnership with the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery (SCTS) and Heart Research UK. Our highly-successful campaign also attracted the endorsement of the Royal College of Radiologists, the Vascular Society and the UK Government's Health Services Safety Investigations Body (HSSIB).

Internationally, THINK AORTA is now endorsed by a growing number of leading professional medical and surgical societies, including in the USA the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Society for Vascular Surgery and in South America, the Sociedade Brasileira de Angiologia e de Cirurgia Vascular (SBACV) in Brazil.

Our THINK AORTA poster containing key diagnostic information for Aortic Dissection is now available in the native language of 50% of the world's population.