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Frequency ?

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How many deaths are due to aortic rupture each year? Because it is easily confused with a heart attack in the absence of an autopsy, the true incidence is unknown. Because there was an autopsy, it is known that Doug Grieshop died of aortic rupture at the age of 33. He also had an undiagnosed BAV.
Thoracic Aortic Disease (TAD) - What is Thoracic Aortic Rupture? Wall of the Aorta The aortic wall has three layers:  intima, a thin inner layer  media, a thicker, elastic, middle layer  adventitia, a thin outer layer Rupture When all three layers of the aorta tear or break open, it is called aortic rupture. Blood pours out into the body through the rupture point, resulting in massive internal bleeding.
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