Table 3

Characteristics of patients presenting with aortic dissection during pregnancy

Pregnancy durationType of dissectionDiagnosisAA diameterTherapy during pregnancy (prior to dissection)
Patient 126 weeksA?60 mmNone
Patient 237 weeksBMFS (known)45 mmBB
Patient 337 weeksAMFS (not known)55 mmNone
Patient 41 week ppAMFS (not known)?None
  • ?, unknown; AA, ascending aorta; BB, beta-blocking agent; MFS, Marfan syndrome; pp, postpartum.