Arterial tortuosity in genetic arteriopathies.

  title={Arterial tortuosity in genetic arteriopathies.},
  author={Shaine A Morris},
  journal={Current opinion in cardiology},
  volume={30 6},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Arterial tortuosity is emerging as a common feature in genetically mediated thoracic aortic disease that may be prognostic. This review will summarize recent literature on arterial tortuosity in the setting of genetic arteriopathies. RECENT FINDINGS Although arterial tortuosity has been primarily described in Loeys-Dietz syndrome due to TGFBR1 and TGFBR2 mutations and in arterial tortuosity syndrome due to SLC210A mutations, recent studies that use quantitative measures of… CONTINUE READING

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