Acute Aortic Dissection

Researchers discover gene defect for new syndrome

Research teams from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Paris, France have discovered a gene defect linked to a cluster of systemic complications, including life-threatening thoracic aortic ...

Jul 09, 2012
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