Research

Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers are studying a variety of diagnostic and treatment topics associated with Marfan syndrome, including:

  • Surgical techniques for aortic repairs and heart valve replacements
  • Orthopedic procedures to repair abnormalities in the spine and breastbone
  • Genetic aspects of Marfan syndrome

Publications

See a list of publications by Mayo authors on Marfan syndrome on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

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March 10, 2016
References
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  9. Teens and Marfan syndrome. The Marfan Foundation. http://www.marfan.org/resource/fact-sheet/teens-and-marfan-syndrome#.VoWk_9hIiic. Accessed Dec. 31, 2015.
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  11. Zehr KJ, et al. Surgery for aneurysms of the aortic root: A 30-year experience. Circulation. 2004;110:1364.