Supporting you on your aortic dissection journey

A free online resource for people with, or at risk of aortic dissection and their families.

Made for you

These resources have been made specifically for patients and their families, with all medical jargon explained. Making this clear for those newly diagnosed as well as those looking for specific advice.

Learn about subjects relevant to your treatment, or dip in and out of topics that interest you.

 

Trusted information

These resources have been created by patients and their families, in partnership with trained medical professionals, often leaders in their field. These experts share their knowledge on everything you need to know – from symptoms and diagnosis, treatments and the future.

Supporting you on your aortic dissection journey

A free online resource for people with, or at risk of aortic dissection and their families.

Made for you

These resources have been made specifically for patients and their families, with all medical jargon explained. Making this clear for those newly diagnosed as well as those looking for specific advice.

Learn about subjects relevant to your treatment, or dip in and out of topics that interest you.

Trusted information

These resources have been created by patients and their families, in partnership with trained medical professionals, often leaders in their field. These experts share their knowledge on everything you need to know – from symptoms and diagnosis, treatments and the future.

Resources include:

Free
Genetic testing for Aortic Dissection - advice for patients

Genetic testing for aortic dissection

Genetics testing expert presentation and advice by Dr Victoria McKay followed by question-and-answers often asked by aortic patients and their families.

See more...

Patient Resource
Living with aortic dissection - advice for patients

Living with aortic dissection

Bob Harris Aortic patients chat candidly about how the condition has impacted them and their families. Along with medical advice from Dr Bejal Pandya of Barts Heart Centre London.

See more...

Hear from patients

Patients share their perspectives and experiences of life with AD, the treatments and procedures they’ve faced and ask the questions they have always wanted answering.

Aortic dissection patient talks about living with AD
Marfan syndrome patient living with aortic dissection

Thank you so much. I very much see this as part of the healing process!

Andrew

Type A patient

Thank you. It’s good to know there’s people out there fighting for us!

Diane

Type B patient

Living with Aortic Dissection

Field guide for Primary Care

Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust supporting relatives and families
Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust supporting nursing teams
Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust Emergency Departments

In Collaboration With

The Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust
Registered charity in the UK No. 1191420
Registered charity in Scotland No. SC051517

PO Box 812, Hope Valley, Chesterfield S40 9QY

© 2023 All Rights Reserved

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 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
Registered charity in the UK No. 1191420
Registered charity in Scotland No. SC051517
PO Box 812, Hope Valley, Chesterfield S40 9QY
© 2023 All Rights Reserved