aortic aneurysm

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aortic aneurysm

[ā′ȯrd·ik ′an·yə‚riz·əm]
(medicine)
Dilation of the wall of the aorta, usually the ascending portion.
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Familial thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections: genetic heterogeneity with a major locus mapping to 5q13-14.
Lumbar drains are frequently used to decrease the risk of spinal cord injury during thoracic aortic aneurysm repairs.
in 1994 for the treatment of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms. It has a high technical success rate (87.3%) and a more favorable 30-day mortality rate (19.7%), but recurrence of the AEF and stent graft infection is reported in 13.8% and 15.2% of patients who undergo the procedure, respectively [3].
However, theaortobronchialfistula secondary to thoracic aortic aneurysm is an uncommon entity [2].
presented a work that combined a 4D flow and CFD simulation of a thoracic aortic aneurysm case [11].
Yan et al., "Curcumin attenuates rat thoracic aortic aneurysm formation by inhibition of the c-Jun N-terminal kinase pathway and apoptosis," Nutrition, vol.
Kostina et al., "Phenotypic and functional changes of endothelial and smooth muscle cells in thoracic aortic aneurysms," International Journal of Vascular Medicine, vol.
Pisano et al., "Identification of three particular morphological phenotypes in sporadic thoracic aortic aneurysm: phenotype III as sporadic thoracic aortic aneurysm biomarker in aged individuals," Rejuvenation Research, vol.
Cause of deaths was not related to pathology, such as thoracic aortic aneurysm, regurgitation or stenosis of the aortic valve, or any pathology associated with myocardial damage.
Long-term comparison of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) to open surgery for the treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012; 144: 604-609, doi: 10.1016 /j.jtcvs.2012.05.049.
It may also occur in the chest cavity when it is known as a thoracic aortic aneurysm.
Selected MRI clinical applications Thoracic aortic aneurysm