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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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Contrast CT demonstrated ruptured type B aortic dissection with massive right hemothorax [Figure 1].
The study's primary endpoint during the follow-up was the composite of aortic disease-related death, aortic dissection, paraplegia, myocardial ischemia, renal insufficiency, and other aortic complications.
Right ventricular obstruction in aortic dissection: a mechanism of hemodynamic collapse.
Gene expression profiling of acute type A aortic dissection combined with in vitro assessment.
The circulation was intentionally suspended during the repair of the proximal part of the Aortic Dissection to maintain a body temperature of 22 to 24 degrees.
Commenting on the condition, Dr Al Jassim and Al Zamkan said: "Aortic dissection is a serious life-threatening condition in which the inner layer of the aorta (the large blood vessel branching off the heart) tears.
Isselbacher et al., "The International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD): new insights into an old disease," JAMA, vol.
However, unexpected type A acute aortic dissection developed 2 months later (Figure 2(b)).
We present a 66-year-old Caucasian male with a history of hypertension and chronic type A aortic dissection who was found to have an enlarging aortic root measuring 5.2 cm in diameter on an echocardiography done as part of surveillance of aortic dissection repair done 9 years ago using a tube graft with resuspension of the aortic valve (Figure 1).
Acute aortic dissection Stanford Type A, De Bakey I with involvement of the right coronary arterywas suspected.