Aortic dissection is a tear in the wall of the aorta that causes blood to leak in between the layers of the wall of the aorta, splitting the wall apart.
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Aortic Dissection Overview
Testing for Aortic Dissection
To treat aortic dissection, strict blood pressure control is necessary. Treatment options include:
Our cardiac specialists perform over 650 heart surgeries every year, including procedures performed using minimally invasive techniques. Robotic-Assisted Cardiac Surgery
This approach is less invasive than traditional surgery and offers a variety of benefits, including less risk of infection and less pain.