Cam Patterson, MD, MBA

Cam Patterson, MD, MBA, the Ernest and Hazel Craige Distinguished Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, chief of the division of cardiology and associate chair for research in the department of medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also is physician in chief of the University of North Carolina Center for Heart & Vascular Care.

Cardiovascular Disease

Ruptured Aorta: How to Prevent This Deadly Vascular Emergency

When 69-year-old US diplomat Richard C. Holbrooke suffered a catastrophic rupture of the aorta, the largest blood vessel in the…