It's tough being a teen - let alone one with a chronic illness. It can be even tougher being a parent of a teen. Join us for a candid conversation with our panel of Teen Council members and have your questions answered from their perspective. Moderated by Teen Group leaders Peter Donato and Dominga Noe, this session opens up the minds of some great teens to help you navigate their worlds.
What would a patient and family expect when needing emergency aortic or arterial surgery? What options would be available to the patient/family if any? How would valve replacement or dissections be handled. Here two presentations to help understand how physicians have to handle these unexpected situations.
Not all back pain is the same. Learn how to describe the pain, what the possible causes are, and which doctors to see to get relief.
Learn about three types of common cardiac surgeries for Marfan syndrome and Loeys-Dietz: aortic root surgery, valve replacement surgery, and open thoracoabdominal abdominal repair.