Posts by Eric Michael Isselbacher, MD
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment
Eric Isselbacher, MD, director of Mass General's Healthcare Transformation Lab and co-director of the Thoracic Aortic Center, discusses his team's approach to clinically understanding thoracic aortic disease by leveraging imaging, research and basic science components.
#ACC18 Video: Scientific Session in Summary
Mass General physicians presented on the podium, moderated sessions and showcased posters over 50 times at the American College of Cardiology 2018 Scientific Sessions. Some of them answered the question: “What was the most interesting topic presented at this year’s Scientific Session?"
Hereditary Links to Aortic Aneurysmal Disease
Researchers have established that a genetic predisposition to thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) and genetic factors play a prominent role in TAA expression.
Marfan Syndrome: a Significant Predictor of Recurrent Aortic Dissection
Mass General researchers identified 204 cases of recurrent AD from 3,828 AD cases in the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection. The study was published in the journal Circulation.
Dr. Eric Isselbacher is the Director of the Healthcare Transformation Lab and Co-Director of the Thoracic Aortic Center at Mass General. He is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.