2018 Marfan Regional Symposium

On September 29, 2018, Children’s Wisconsin and the Marfan Foundation cohosted the first Wisconsin Regional Symposium on Marfan Syndrome and Related Conditions. The all-day event covered topics for both adult and pediatric Marfan patients, and included presentations from renowned experts.

Click the session links below to access the recorded presentations from the event:

Session 1:

  • Genetics of Familial Aortic Aneurysms, Dissection Syndromes and Related Connective Tissue Conditions, Donald Basel, MD
  • Imaging in the Patient with Aortic Aneurysm, Salil Ginde, MD, MPH
  • Medical Therapy for Familial Aortic Aneurysms, Michael Earing, MD

Session 2:

  • Surgical Management of Aortic Root Aneurysms: Past, Present and Future, Michael Mitchell, MD
  • Endovascular Treatment of Arterial Aneurysms in Patients with Marfan Syndrome And Related Connective Tissue Disorders, Peter Rossi, MD

Session 3:

  • Musculoskeletal Challenges in Connective Tissue Disorder Patients, Donald Basel, MD
  • Exercising and Staying Fit: What Can and Should I Do? Ronni Jacobson, MD
  • Pregnancy Considerations in Setting of Aortic Aneurysms and Connective Tissue Disorders, Daniel Cox, DO, FACC