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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Diagnosis and management issues in thoracic aortic aneurysm.
Surgery for thoracic aortic aneurysm can be in the form of an open surgery or in the form of endoluminal stent aneurysm repair.
Important role of the angiotensin II pathway in producing matrix metalloproteinase-9 in human thoracic aortic aneurysms.
Endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms involving branch vessels represents a clinical and technological challenge that Medtronic is committed to solving for the benefit of physicians and patients alike," said Tony Semedo, vice president and general manager of the company's Endovascular Therapies business.
Meta-analysis of open versus endovascular repair for ruptured descending thoracic aortic aneurysm.
Other predictors for thoracic aortic aneurysm included African American race, family history of thoracic aneurysm, personal history of obesity hypertension, and an AAA diameter more than 5 cm on presentation, he said.
African Americans were more likely to have AAA with thoracic aortic aneurysm (12.
Thoracic aortic aneurysm may directly compress and cause injury of the left recurrent laryngeal nerve, manifesting as hoarseness of voice20.
There are two kinds: abdominal aortic aneurysm, which occurs in the abdominal area, and thoracic aortic aneurysm, which occurs in the chest area.
In addition to the classified aneurysm syndromes that are directly associated with specific gene defects such as MFS, an expanding collection of studies have identified thoracic aortic aneurysm +/- dissections that are not clearly associated with an identifiable syndrome.
We report a case of 77 year old woman who was found to have a bronchial occlusion caused by a thoracic aortic aneurysm and the relief of this obstruction by the implantation of expandable metallic stents is described.
There are some methods to maintain perfusion of brain, distal organs and spine (to prevent paraplegia) and to prevent proximal hypertension and ventricular afterload during clamping of thoracic aortic aneurysm above and below the involved segment (5-8), Some of these methods are deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA), passive shunts (PS) and active shunts (AS).