Connective Tissue Disorders

Julie De Backer, Ann De Paepe, Bart Loeys, Harry C. Dietz

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEchocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Fetus to Adult
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781405174015
StatePublished - Aug 5 2009


  • Aortic aneurysms with cutis laxa
  • Ascending aorta dilation
  • Atrioventricular (AV) valve prolapse
  • Connective tissue disorders
  • Extracellular matrix (ECM)
  • Left ventricular dysfunction
  • Mitral valve prolapse (MVP)
  • Vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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