heart model
The aorta is the largest artery in the body. It carries oxygen-rich blood throughout your body. When affected by disease, the aorta can either dilate (aneurysm) or split (dissection).

CMC’s multidisciplinary team of specialty trained and board-certified cardiac surgeons, vascular surgeons and cardiologists along with other specialists provide leading-edge medical and surgical care for patients with aortic disease, including: