Released on 19/11/2014

Key Learning Points

  • Aortic Root Dilation - when to perform surgery?
  • Clinical Features of Marfan Syndrome
  • Diagnosis of Marfan Syndrome
  • Fibrillin‐1 (FBN1) testing
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Marfan Syndrome - mode of delivery
  • Pregnancy and Marfan Syndrome
  • Pregnancy and Marfan Syndrome - potential risks to the mother and Fetus.
  • Prenatal dIagnosis of Marfan Syndrome
  • Slowing down aortic root dilation - drugs and teratogenicity
  • Transmission of Marfan Syndrome to the fetus
  • Which beta blocker to use?


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