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Rare disease photo contest - showing aortic dissection to the world.

A rare disease has different classifications over the world. In Sweden it is called “sällsynt diagnos” or “rare diagnosis”. For an illness to be classified as a “rare diagnosis” less than 100 persons out of 1.000.000 get it per year. 400 more words


Ultrasound of the Abdominal Aorta

The aorta; by far one of my favorite great vessels to lay my sono-eyes on–sure, sure, it can be challenging on occasion but hey–   “A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it.” ― Ray Davis… 540 more words

Tia Mapes-Gonnella

Scandinavian Survivors try to take another joint step - living with Aortic Dissection

1954 the first surgery was done on aortic dissection in Texas USA by cardiac surgeons  Michael E. DeBakey, Denton Cooley and Oscar Creech. But the disease the surgery can cure is so uncommon that we talk about approximately 3 persons out of 100.000 that get it every year. 174 more words


Somewhere in This Heart

Somewhere in this heart

Lives a younger version of myself,

Unaware of the troubles a man will face.

Though I search for him now,

He cannot be found, 166 more words


Survivors on LinkedIn - living with Aortic Dissection

To find another survivor in real life is perhaps not so easy living with Aortic Dissection. 3 persons out of a population of 100.000 gets the illness each year. 174 more words


Using Ultrasound

I spent my morning working with a Philips Ultrasound machine. We used it to look at the heart of a volunteer and more specifically to be able to look at the movement of various valves in synchronisation with each other. 102 more words


Gaining Weight - living with Aortic Dissection

Here comes my story

I used to work as an CEO or management consultant and always told my wife that being heavy was part of my management image working in companies in need of a turn around of some kind ( 1,711 more words