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Overview of Cardiac Management in Marfan Syndrome

Aortic dissection is the major cause of premature morbidity and mortality in Marfan syndrome. Aortic root aneurysm or dissection and ectopia lentis are cardinal features of Marfan syndrome based on the 2010 Gent nosology. For the full diagnostic criteria, please visit

  • Cardiac features that may be seen in Marfan syndrome
  • Medical management of aortic dilation
  • Surgical indication for descending/abdominal aortic repair
  • Management of aortic dilation in children

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