Jennifer S Lyle

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Purpose: To determine the prevalence of proximal aortic abnormalities in patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS).Methods: In a prospective cohort study, aortic measurements by two-dimensional echocardiography were performed on consecutive EDS patients.Results: Twenty-eight percent (20 of 71) had aortic root dilation (ARD) (> +2 SD above population based(More)
Although aortic root dilatation (ARD) is a well-known complication of the Marfan syndrome, it has generally been believed to be a rare finding in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS). Based on experience with a few cases, we performed a prospective cohort study to determine the prevalence of aortic root dilatation in the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes. Aortic measurements(More)
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