Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of patients with thoracic aortic disease: full text

American Heart Association
American Heart Association
Publication date:
16 March 2010


Most patients with significant thoracic aortic disease will be directed to specialised practitioners and institutions. This guideline attempts to provide sufficient description of background information, diagnostic modalities, and treatment strategies so that appropriate care of these patients can better managed and understood. It aims to improve the health outcomes and quality of life for all patients with thoracic aortic disease.