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Heart and Vascular Care

Aortic Dissection

What is Aortic Dissection?

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.

How is Aortic Dissection Treated at TriHealth?

To treat aortic dissection, strict blood pressure control is necessary. Treatment options include:

Cardiac Surgery

Our cardiac specialists perform over 650 heart surgeries every year, including procedures performed using minimally invasive techniques.   Robotic-Assisted Cardiac Surgery

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.

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