Published in Blood Weekly, October 27th, 2005
For Marfan patients, "acute type A aortic dissection during pregnancy can be fatal to both the mother and the fetus," according to surgeons in Japan, who evaluated the "prevalence, treatment and outcomes of this dangerous condition in an effort to determine optimal management."
"A retrospective study was conducted using data from four Marfan patients with acute type A aortic dissection during pregnancy at our institution between 1991 and 2003," explained M. Sakaguchi and coauthors at Shinshu...
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