Aortic Program

The aorta is the largest and most important artery in the body. To care for it when something goes wrong, turn to the Aortic Program at the Heart Institute. The program’s interdisciplinary team detects and treats the full range of diseases that affect the artery, and provides access to groundbreaking surgical techniques and leading-edge clinical trials.

Back in the Race

Coarctation of the Aorta

Expert surgery corrected marathoner Sarah Presley's heart defect. Her determination got her back in the race.

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Featured Technology

Innovation in Artery Repair

We are engaged in clinical trials of innovative stent grafts that enable less invasive repair of aneurysms.

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