The (IRAD) International Registry for Acute Aortic Dissection


The International Registry of Aortic Dissection (IRAD) was created in 1996 by cardiovascular specialists committed to expanding current knowledge of aortic dissection with the goal of improving patient outcomes. This registry study uses a standardized form to capture data from consecutive patients with aortic dissection at participating hospitals.

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Male or Female
18 years and over
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
Inclusion Criteria:

• 18 to 80 years of age
• clinical diagnosis of acute aortic dissection
• Type A dissection
• Type B dissection
• Retrograde type B dissection
Exclusion Criteria:

• Aortic aneurysm
• Myocardial infarction
• Cerebral accident
• Active infection

Heart & Vascular

Aortic Dissection

Nicholas Lemke -
Stephen Huddleston
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