aortic arch


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aortic arch

[ā′ȯrd·ik ′ärch]
(anatomy)
The portion of the aorta extending from the heart to the third thoracic vertebra; single in warm-blooded vertebrates and paired in fishes, amphibians, and reptiles.
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Sixteen-row multislice computed tomography in infants with double aortic arch.
Clinical Feature Points Intravascular ultrasound and virtual histology showing plaque is 2 unstable or thrombotically active Type III or IV aortic arch lesions 2 Failure to access carotid within 20 minutes 2 Lesion length greater than 2 cm 1 Prior ipsilateral stroke 1 Renal failure or New York Heart Association class III heart 1 failure Type C carotid stenosis 1 Source: Dr.
Quantification of endothelial cell outgrowth in both the aortic ring and the aortic arch cultures can be achieved by the use of fluorescein-labeled lectins such as BSL-I and BSL-B4 or by staining of the cultures with labeled antibodies to CD31.
Magna-Lab's Cardiac View Probe is a transesophageal receiving coil designed to operate in conjunction with an MRI system to non-invasively aid in the production of high resolution MRI images of the aortic arch, the descending aorta and the coronary vessels of the heart.
MID is developing solutions to unmet needs in structural heart repair procedures, including transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), transcatheter mitral valve replacement, LVAD placement, mitral valve repair, valvuloplasty, aortic arch repair, ASD and VSD closure, left atrial appendage closure, ablation of arrhythmia and other emerging structural heart repair procedures.
Ultrasonic Scanning for identifying Scale formation and abnormalities of the aortic arch so that these can be avoided by cannulation of heart lung machine.
Keystone Heart's TriGuard(TM) is the only cerebral protection device specifically designed to provide full coverage to all aortic arch takeoffs.
Anatomic vascular anomalies such as a right-sided aortic arch may also make radiographic recognition difficult.
The most common associated lesions are arch abnormalities, specifically interrupted aortic arch, and coarctation of the aorta.
4) However, no other case such as ours, in which a ZD is pressing against the aortic arch, has been reported.
On the volume-rendered reformatted images, the ring conforms to a double aortic arch with stenosis of the right aortic arch component.