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University of Michigan Resources
International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissections
This site provides information for Patients and Families on Aortic Dissection and the Registry.
The John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health
This foundation is focused on thoracic aortic disease education, support, and research.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI): What Is an Aneurysm?
This site provides information on Aneurysms including types, causes, prevention, who is at risk, diagnosis, treatments, living with, and clinical trials.
Thoracic Aortic Disease (TAD) Coalition
This Coalition is committed to increasing public awareness of the factors that put people at risk for aortic aneurysm and dissection, and to improving diagnosis and treatment of these life-threatening conditions.
Vascular Cures is a nonprofit organization representing the millions of patients with Vascular Disease in the U.S. Their focus is on creating long-term, shared resources that accelerate development of new treatments and improve patient health.
This Information Guide may contain information and/or instructional materials developed by Michigan Medicine for the typical patient with your condition. It may include links to online content that was not created by Michigan Medicine and for which Michigan Medicine does not assume responsibility. It does not replace medical advice from your health care provider because your experience may differ from that of the typical patient. Talk to your health care provider if you have any questions about this document, your condition or your treatment plan.