Aortic Dissection is an emergency
that is often fatal when missed


The ‘Think Aorta’ campaign is centred on improving patient outcomes & ultimately saving lives by increasing the identification & early diagnosis of aortic dissection within the setting of Emergency Medicine

Think Aorta Poster

Download & share the poster to improve early diagnosis & patient outcomes for aortic dissection


Listen to the RCEM online learning where patients & health professional share their experience to educate & save lives

Sign the Campaign

To lower the unacceptably high rate of misdiagnosed Aortic Dissections in A&E across the UK and Ireland

Think Aorta Screensaver

Download & share to use your screen to raise awareness & increase early diagnosis

How to ensure a low miss rate

Think Aorta Infographic

Aortic Dissection can you see the problem?
Be part of the solution

Think Aorta: triangulated perspectives on a challenging diagnosis

EUSEM’s eLearning video explaining the latest diagnosis for Aortic Dissection in an emergency setting. 

Think Aorta Campaign Buzz

Latest Press Release

The national poster campaign aiming to save lives among the 4,000 people in the UK and Ireland affected by a life-threatening Aortic Dissection every year.

Aortic Dissection Awareness Day 2019

More than 20 countries come together to raise awareness for aortic dissection around the world on September 19th.
The 2019 UK event will be hosted at the University of Leicester.

Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland in collaboration with:

Interested in joining the campaign or finding out more, then please drop us a line

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