Aortopathies in Athletes
June 13, 2023
Cleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute
Aortopathy refers to conditions that weaken your aorta, like aortic aneurysms and aortic dissections. Dr. Vidyasagar Kalahasti, Director of the Marfan Syndrome and Connective Tissue Disorder Clinic and member of the Aorta Center, discusses causes of aortopathies, especially for people with genetic conditions or competitive athletes.