Women who experience acute aortic dissection are more likely to die than men, shows study

By | June 2, 2021
Women who experience acute aortic dissection-;a spontaneous and catastrophic tear in one of the body’s main arteries-;not only are older and have more advanced disease than men when they seek medical care, but they also are more likely to die, according to research published online today in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.