Update Aortenerkrankungen

Translated title of the contribution: Update aortic diseases

Sigrid Nikol (Coresponding Author), Laetitia Nikol

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The most recent scientific findings related to aortic aneurysms and dissections are reported for pathophysiology and genetics and the role of fluoroquinolones for aortic aneurysms and dissections, as well as markers of aortitis. Furthermore, most important guideline recommendations of the years 2017 until 2020 are summarized for the screening, diagnostics, indication of therapy, type and technical details of therapy and follow-up of aneurysms of the ascending aorta, aortic arch, descending aorta, abdominal aorta, penetrating aortic ulcers, genetically-related connective tissue diseases with aortic involvement, aortitis and mycotic aneurysms.
Translated title of the contributionUpdate aortic diseases
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)166-176
Number of pages11
JournalAktuelle Kardiologie
Issue number02
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2022
Externally publishedYes


  • Aneurysm
  • Aortitis
  • Dissection
  • Endovascular therapy
  • Ruptured aortic aneurysm

Field of Science*

  • 3.2 Clinical medicine

Publication Type*

  • 1.1. Scientific article indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database


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