Aortic dissection is a rare but serious condition where there is a tear in the innermost wall of the aorta — the largest artery in the body.
Find out about aortic coarctation — a heart condition in which a section of the aorta, the main blood vessel from your heart, is narrowed.
Abdominal aortic aneurysm
An aortic aneurysm is a bulge in the aorta (the main blood vessel in the body). Read about the symptoms and treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Read about aortic stenosis, a condition where the aortic heart valve narrows - making it hard for the heart to pump blood through.
Chest injury is any injury to the chest area, between the neck and the abdomen. Learn about the signs of injury and treatments.
This condition affects tissue that strengthens and stabilises joints and muscles. People with Marfan syndrome are often tall and long-limbed.
An aneurysm is a bulge in a blood vessel caused by a weakened vessel wall. Learn about different types of aneurysms, their symptoms and treatment.
The heart pumps blood around the body to supply tissues with nutrition and oxygen. Find out about how it works and a number of health problems related to the heart.
An x-ray uses radiation to create a picture inside of the body. The x-ray beam is absorbed differently by various structures in the body to create the image.
The circulatory system includes the blood, heart and blood vessels. It moves oxygen and nutrients around the body and removes carbon dioxide to help keep your body cells healthy.