Long-Term Follow Up for Aortic Disease

Melanie Freas, MSN, CRNP-BC, of the Penn Thoracic Aortic Surveillance Program (TAP), offers a consideration of the long-term care of aortic disease at TAP, with a focus on timing for follow up and imaging; genetic testing; blood pressure control; exercise and weight lifting; quality of life; lifestyle changes; pregnancy concerns; and counsel on the fears, concerns and restrictions that can affect compliance.

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