Family history of severe cardiovascular disease in Marfan syndrome is associated with increased aortic diameter and decreased survival Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular

abstract

  • Among patients with the Marfan syndrome, aortic dilation is greater and life expectancy shorter in those with a family history of severe cardiovascular manifestations. These data suggest that such a family history is an important risk factor for cardiovascular events in patients with the Marfan syndrome.

publication date

  • January 1995

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0735-1097(95)00258-0

PubMed ID

  • 7560600

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1062

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 26

number

  • 4