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Aortic Diseases Guidelines

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

Document covering acute and chronic aortic diseases of the thoracic and abdominal aorta of the adult.

In addition to coronary and peripheral artery diseases, aortic diseases contribute to the wide spectrum of arterial diseases: aortic aneurysms, acute aortic syndromes (AAS) including aortic dissection (AD), intramural haematoma (IMH), penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer (PAU) and traumatic aortic injury (TAI), pseudo aneurysm, aortic rupture, atherosclerotic and inflammatory affections, as well as genetic diseases (e.g. Marfan syndrome) and congenital abnormalities including the coarctation of the aorta (CoA).

Diseases of the Aorta
Acute Cardiac Care
CV Surgery - Aorta
Guidelines version available to download
Published in 2014
Reference Eur Heart J 2014;35:2873-2926 - Eur Heart J doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehu281
Published in 2015
Reference Aortic Corrigendum T3
Published in 2014
Reference ESC Guidelines on Aortic Diseases Web Addenda
Published in 2014
Reference 2014 Take Home Messages & Gaps in Evidence
Published in 2014
Reference Pocket Guidelines Abriged version
Published in 2014
Reference Aortic Pocket Guidelines Mobile App
Published in 2014
Reference 56 Slides 2014 Aortic Diseases
Published in 2016
Reference Aorta Summary Card Online
Published in 2014
Reference 36 CME Questions