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dissection

[də′sek·shən]
(geology)
Destruction of the continuity of the land surface by erosive cutting of valleys or ravines into a relatively even surface.
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Percutaneous transluminal intervention and antiplatelet therapy following endovascular graft exclusion for Stanford B thoracic aortic dissection.
Five days after suffering the initial pain, Stefan was diagnosed with a type A aortic dissection.
Key words: Aortic dissection, myocardial infarction, subclavian artery occlusion
Conclusion: Age, Euro SCORE, preoperative D- dimer level, CPB time, Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest, postoperative stroke, postoperative acute respiratory failure and postoperative acute renal failure are independent risk factors of prolonged ICU stay in the patients after operation for Stanford type A acute aortic dissection.
In this sporadic case, AV block should be attributed to the aortic dissection with the involvement of RCA orifice and subsequent AV node injury.
Chen, "Acute concomitant pulmonary artery and aortic dissection with rupture," International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging, vol.
Surgical-preferred for ascending aortic dissection type A and complicated type B dissection.
Aortic dissection as a first sign of polycystic kidney disease in a 26-year old young adult.
We present the case of a 45 year old 1 woman with Marfan syndrome and aortic root and valve replacement 12 years ago for type 1 aortic dissection, addressed to our clinic complaining of dispnoea and frontal headache appeared 3 weeks ago.
Chest trauma due to rifle butt recoil resulting in Stanford type A aortic dissection that was managed by surgery has been previously described.
This report suggests that black kites are particularly susceptible to atherosclerosis and aortic dissection in captivity.
The rare condition which killed Caroline - aortic dissection - went undetected by medics and was only found during a post mortem.