The Marfan Blog

A Look Back: How Far We’ve Come in Aortic Surgery for Marfan Syndrome

Aug 12, 2020 by Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD

My interest in Marfan syndrome started many years ago when I was in high school in South Africa. One of my classmates had Marfan. I heard him talk about it, and his words stuck in my mind throughout my medical school and surgical training in the 1970s and 1980s.

Topics: doctors, Medical Management, Education, Surgery

5 Tips for Educating your Doctor about Marfan Syndrome

Feb 6, 2018 by Wendy Molaska

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Medicine is constantly changing, and often faster than doctors can keep up. Your doctor has to periodically update her knowledge, but she also has to see hundreds of patients a week, which means she could be a little behind the times regarding new advances or the details of all illnesses and syndromes.

Topics: Diagnosis, doctors, Tips

Tips To Help You Make the Most Out Of Your Doctor Visits

Dec 11, 2017 by Jan Lynch

Topics: Quality of Life, doctors, Tips