A member asked:

What are the major causes of unfolding of the aorta?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Rick Koch answered

Specializes in Cardiology

Hypertension: Intima disorders of sorta and bicuspid aortic valve ...May need a cardiology consult and echo.

Answered 10/22/2019


Dr. Creighton Wright answered

Specializes in surgery

Atherosclerosis: . Meaning tortuosity- ? As the tissue hardens they may extend and kink a bit.

Answered 3/7/2020



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