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There are lots of different ways that you can support us in lowering the unacceptably high rate of misdiagnosed aortic dissections and bring consistency to the whole treatment pathway. We are a charity and so wouldn’t be able to continue our work and activities without your help. Please get involved and support us today!

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To lower the unacceptably high rate of misdiagnosed aortic dissections in A&E across the UK and Ireland

Recent Supporters

“last year my previously very healthy mother attended A&E with every single symptom of Aortic Dissection and it was missed in every aspect.

She was told she had food poisoning and put on a ward; where 9 hours later she passed away at the age of 55. The lack of knowledge, management, skills & discussion around aortic dissection is simply inadequate and change needs to happen.”

Sarah

“my 17 year old son died from an undiagnosed Aortic Dissection. This can happen to the very young too.

We need to ensure that A&E doctors are trained to look for and understand the signs of an Aortic Dissection.”

Debbie

“My Brother who was 32, was treated for a heart attack, he went into hospital on a Friday and was kept there with no scans or specialist Doctors and died on the Sunday. This petition is so important.

He had told them my Grandad and Mom had died from an aneurysm and even then no one listened. Early diagnosis is crucial. How many others have lost their lives this way..”

Claire

“My stepfather passed away last month after having a type A aortic dissection. Throughout his 4 hour ordeal, he was not given the proper diagnosis and he died in hospital.

We as a family are devastated by our loss. Awareness has to be raised in order to save lives.”

Sara

Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust supporting genetic testing

Run for Aortic Dissection

We are always looking for runners to support our fundraising efforts and help shine a spotlight on aortic dissection. As and when charity spaces become available for some of the big running events, we will let you know.

Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust supporting genetic testing

Join our Research Panel

Your experience and opinion matters, we will be conducting a series of surveys throughout the year to support and shape the research agenda for aortic dissection.

If you would like your views and experience to count please register your interest and we will be sure to include you in our next survey.

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Donate to Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust

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Charaities Trust supporting The Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust

The information and materials on this site are for general information purposes only. This site is not designed to provide individual medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you have any concerns, please speak to your GP. If you believe you have a medical emergency, call 999 immediately.

The Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust
UK Charity Number 1191420

© 2021 All Rights Reserved