Le syndrome de Marfan est une maladie génétique potentiellement mortelle qui touche le tissu conjonctif du corps. Reconnaître les signes du syndrome de Marfan, parvenir au diagnostic juste et recevoir le traitement nécessaire peuvent permettre aux personnes atteintes de vivre une existence longue et épanouie.
Endovascular Repair in Marfan Syndrome Patients The Professional Advisory Board of The Marfan Foundation is in agreement with the Expert Consensus Document on the Treatment of Descending Thoracic Aortic Disease Using Endo-Vascular Stent-Grafts (Ann Thorac Surg 2008;85:S1-41) and the American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines entitled “Surgical Management of Descending Thoracic Aortic Disease: Open and Endovascular […]
Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos is one of six different types of Ehlers-Danlos syndromes, and it is the most common. Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos is a connective tissue disorder that predominantly affects the skeletal system. It is characterized by loose joints, often associated with chronic (long-term) joint pain. What other names do people use for Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos? What are the […]
Endocarditis Prophylaxis for People with Marfan Syndrome In April 2007, the American Heart Association (AHA) revised its guidelines for antibiotic treatment at the time of dental procedures and other medical situations in which there is a high likelihood of bacteria entering the bloodstream. In general, the AHA guidelines are the “gold standard” in the United […]
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