Marfan syndrome

Also known as: MFS

Marfan syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects the body’s connective tissue and causes the aorta (the main blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body) to enlarge. 


Providence Aortic Center
Providence Aortic Center provides an experienced multidisciplinary team of cardiovascular specialists dedicated to the care of patients with disease of the thoracic and/or abdominal aorta. We deliver immediate access to life-saving treatment, as well as a comprehensive patient-centered approach that offers state-of-the-art diagnostic testing and innovative therapies for every type of aortic condition. Providence Aortic Center cares for the largest volume of aortic patients in Oregon and SW Washington offering multi-institutional treatment. 
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