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Recurrent Chromosome 16p13.1 Duplications Are a Risk Factor for Aortic Dissections

  • Shao-Qing Kuang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Shao-Qing Kuang, Dong-Chuan Guo, Siddharth K. Prakash

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Dong-Chuan Guo equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Shao-Qing Kuang, Dong-Chuan Guo, Siddharth K. Prakash

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Siddharth K. Prakash equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Shao-Qing Kuang, Dong-Chuan Guo, Siddharth K. Prakash

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Merry-Lynn N. McDonald,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Ralph J. Johnson,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Min Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Ellen S. Regalado,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Ludivine Russell,

    Affiliations: Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Jiu-Mei Cao,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Callie Kwartler,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Kurt Fraivillig,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Joseph S. Coselli,

    Affiliations: Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Hazim J. Safi,

    Affiliation: Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Anthony L. Estrera,

    Affiliation: Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Suzanne M. Leal,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Scott A. LeMaire,

    Affiliations: Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • John W. Belmont,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Dianna M. Milewicz mail,

    Dianna.M.Milewicz@uth.tmc.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Internal Medicine Service, Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • GenTAC Investigators
  • Published: June 16, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002118

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