Cardiology

Risk for nonelective thoracic aortic sx up for uninsured

(HealthDay)—Uninsured patients have an increased risk of nonelective thoracic aortic operations, and have increased risks of major morbidity or mortality, according to a study published online April 8 in Circulation: Cardiovascular ...

Genetics

Discovery sheds more light on deadly thoracic aortic disease

Discovery of a fifth gene defect and the identification of 47 DNA regions linked to thoracic aortic disease are the subject of studies released this month involving researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center ...