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SmgGDS, a new piece in the thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection puzzle

Authors: Marjolijn Renard

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Considerable morbidity and mortality is associated with thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection (TAAD). In addition to environmental factors, genetic defects can contribute to the development of TAAD. Our understanding of the pathogenesis of TAAD has evolved substantially in the last years.

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