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Liverpool Aortic Surgery Symposium (LASS)

The team at Liverpool have organised an international meeting every two years to discuss management of thoracic aortic aneurysms.

The latest (LASS 8) was held at the Echo Arena on 28 June 2019 ( Specialists in all aspects of aortic aneurysm care attend from all over the world. See Aortic News Today and some photos from the event below.


Following a review we have recently been designated “Expert Centre for rare disease with thoracic aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection” 

Paediatric and ACHD Services

We have a local ACHD Cardiologist (Dr Sajid Ahmed) and links with Alder Hey Children's Hospital.

Aortic Dissection Awareness Day

Further information about the second annual Aortic Awareness Dissection Day held on Tuesday 19th September 2017 at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital is also available here.

Mr Field and Mr Nawaytou with the ADA Team at SCTS, Glasgow 2018

LHCH has contributed data and is a member of the International Aortic Arch Projects