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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Interrupted aortic arch (IAA) is a congenital malformation characterized by complete luminal dissociation between the ascending and descending aorta, accounting for less than 1% of all cases of congenital heart disease2 with incidence rate of 3 per million live births per annum.
Right aortic arch and major aorto-pulmonary collaterals were the most common associated cardiac abnormalities in TOF patients.
Contrary to literature reports, which suggest the brachiocephalic trunks to have their origin at the aortic arch (Nickel et al.
Patterns of aortic arch in American white and Negro stocks, with comparative notes on certain other mammals.
Type IIa: Ascending aorta, aortic arch and its branches.
During development, the common lumen of the distal outflow tract is initially divided into separate intrapericardial arteries by the aortopulmonary septum derived from the dorsal wall of the aortic arch [20].
45 patients were excluded because they did not have carotid artery stenosis or visible plaque in aortic arch during coronary angiography .
The authors have organized the forty-three chapters that make up the main body of their text in seven parts devoted to the aortic arch, the internal carotid artery, anterior circulation, posterior circulation, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
On echocardiographic examination, a diagnosis of interrupted aortic arch was made and he was treated with prostoglandin E2.
The preoperative CT scans were used to assess aortic arch anatomy and assisted in stent graft measurement planning.