I am Dr Tryzelaar and a retired cardio thoracic surgeon. After a life-long career in the treatment of heart diseases, I created this web site to help you with your cardiac disease questions. This is what you'll get:

 

 

 

 

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My 78 year-old active mother was flown to an out of town hospital last week after she was diagnosed with Aortic Dissection Type B. She is being managed with medication in order to keep her blood pressure under control.  There was no surgical intervention. Tests (CT scans, blood work, sonogram...
Hi Carol, Her symptoms (if new since the diagnosis of Aortic Dissection was made) should be re-evaluated for further treatment The initial therapy was correct but only for as long as no other complications occur. The dissection may well have 'cut off' the circulation to her legs and she should be...

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