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The combined work of experts in cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, cardiovascular anesthesia, interventional radiology, and genetics help determine the causes of aortic diseases, such as thoracic aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection, and to find safer treatments.
Researchers are finding new ways to protect vital organs during aortic surgery, exploring genetic mutations to develop ways to screen family members for aortic problems, and isolating the genetic markers that may indicate a person's susceptibility to the disease.
Do you know if you're at risk for heart disease? How healthy is your heart? In recognition of American Heart Month this February, stay heart healthy and celebrate your heart with us.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions, visit Referring Physicians.