Aortic and Vascular Diseases

An aortic and vascular disease is any disease of the aorta or blood vessels. The aorta is your body’s main artery, and it can be affected by a variety of conditions, including aneurysm and dissection.

Genetic Counselor, Matt Thomas, discusses his role in the cardiovascular genetics clinic and the importance of genetic testing. Inherited heart conditions can be treated, and with the team approach that is used at the CV Genetics Clinic at UVA, you and your family will meet with a variety of physicians and genetic counselors that will help you answer your questions and receive the best care possible.

Genetic Testing & Inherited Heart Conditions

Use this feature below to learn more about aortic and vascular diseases and your screening and testing options.