Aneurysms of the Aorta and Its Major Branches

  • Jeffrey S. Rose
  • Faye Lee
  • Uri Elkayam


There is no question that the most catastrophic disease of the aorta is acute dissection. That this illness occurs in pregnancy has been shown by many clinical observers.1 However, despite recognition of dissecting hemotoma of the aorta in antiquity, it remains a poorly understood condition, and its association with the pregnant state a clinical and pathophysiological enigma.


Acute Myocardial Infarction Obstet Gynecol Aortic Dissection Aortic Regurgitation Pregnant State 
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  • Jeffrey S. Rose
  • Faye Lee
  • Uri Elkayam

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