Aortic Dissection Research
Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland is proud to be a research partner with, or involved in, some key research projects into prevention and management of Aortic Dissection. Projects to date include participation in the Leicester Genetics and Screening study, as a stakeholder helping to shape the UK Research agenda, the Barts Cardiac-COVID study and more.
We are enormously indebted to every person and institution with whom we have contact for their commitment to improving the lot of those affected by or at risk of Aortic Dissection.
This research news page also highlights key research which Aortic Dissection Awareness believe everyone affected by AD should know about.
Read more about these projects and other research below and on the linked pages.
Today, AD Awareness UK & Ireland is proud to publish the first-ever patient-led abstract accepted as a poster presentation for the Annual Meeting of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in GB & Ireland. The abstract for the RESTORE study was produced by patient members of the...
The Cardiac COVID study run by Barts NHS Health Trust has reached its one year milestone. Starting in March 2020 just as the first COVID lockdown began, the study is looking at how patients recover from cardiac surgery carried out during the pandemic. This has included cardiothoracic surgery,...
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...
An update to the series of papers collating the latest genetics research on aortic dissection has been published. Following on two previous years' work, this paper is the latest in a series by the team which includes the well-known aortic dissection expert, Dr John Elefteriades. The December 2019...
National patient association Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland has announced that the fourth annual Aortic Dissection Awareness Day UK, on 19th September 2019, will be hosted by the British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Research Centre at the University of Leicester. This full-day...
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