Mortality from thoracic aortic diseases and associations with cardiovascular risk factors.

@article{Sidloff2014MortalityFT,
  title={Mortality from thoracic aortic diseases and associations with cardiovascular risk factors.},
  author={D Sidloff and Edward Choke and Philip W Stather and Matthew J. Bown and John R. Thompson and Robert Sayers},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2014},
  volume={130 25},
  pages={2287-94}
}
BACKGROUND Temporal trends in mortality from thoracic aortic disease are unclear. This study examined trends in mortality from thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) and aortic dissection (AD) with the aim of identifying associations with trends in established cardiovascular risk factors. METHODS AND RESULTS TAA and AD mortality (1994-2010) using International Classification of Diseases codes was extracted from the World Health Organization mortality database and age standardized. World Health… CONTINUE READING
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