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Acute aortic dissection and pregnancy: Review and meta-analysis of incidence, presentation, and pathologic substrates.

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Summary of "Acute aortic dissection and pregnancy: Review and meta-analysis of incidence, presentation, and pathologic substrates."

Pregnancy has been recognized as a predisposing factor for acute aortic dissection (AAD) although its occurrence is quite rare. Currently, no trial and few prospective studies exist about this catastrophic event. The present review and meta-analysis aims to update information on clinical presentation, potential risk factors, treatment, and outcome of acute dissection during pregnancy and puerperium.

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Name: Journal of cardiac surgery
ISSN: 1540-8191
Pages: 1591-1597

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