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Aortadissektion.com is the homepage of the patient association aortic dissection Association Scandinavia, a patient organization with members in Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

The association was founded as the world's first patient association for the diagnosis Aortic dissection September 19, 2014 of seventeen (17) diagnosis carriers. Now two years later we are over one hundred (100) members of the Association of which 70 are diagnosed carriers. The main diagnosis is the rare diagnosis Aortic dissection. Even with all diagnoses aortic aneurysms and dissections of the arteries associated with the aorta is also very welcome as diagnosis bearer of the association. There are also membership for family members, and support members for friends and acquaintances or perhaps someone who has experienced that a friend or family member passed away from the disease, and either themselves or want to support myself find the support of the Association.

The association's anniversary has become the World Day of the disease aortic dissection. Aortic Dissection Awareness Day - September 19 The association also is since 2014 member of the National Association of Rare Disorders (Sweden) and January 2015 Eurordis (Europe).


Diagnosis Aortic Dissection

Aortic dissection Aortic dissection occures when the inner layer of the aorta (intima) is broken or ruptures so that blood starts leaking out between the inner and outer layer of the aortic wall. This then starts spreading out and causes



The patient association Aortic Dissection Association Scandinavia – is a non-profit official patient organization with members in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The association was founded as the world’s first patient association for the rare disease of Aortic Dissection in the

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Aortic Dissection Awareness Day

Aortic Dissection Awareness Day

 The Global Aortic Dissection Awareness Day is an awareness day for the global community of people living  with the rare disease aortic dissection....

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