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arterial

1. of, relating to, or affecting an artery or arteries
2. denoting or relating to the usually bright red reoxygenated blood returning from the lungs or gills that circulates in the arteries
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(4) Beta-blocker therapy, specifically with celiprolol, has been shown to reduce the overall frequency of arterial ruptures and dissections and should be considered in all cases.
Arterial rupture was sutured and the bleeding was stopped.
It is not difficult to decide on either conservative management for asymptomatic patients or emergency operation for patients with bowel infarction or arterial rupture [2-4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13-15, 22, 23, 25].
All wounds were considered contaminated, and coverage of the arterial repair with local healthy tissue flaps was used to reduce the risk of arterial rupture. Data was analyzed on SPSS.20.
In patients with a history of collagen alterations (e.g., Ehlers-Danlos syndrome), weakness in the tissue of the large arteries, intestine, and uterus leads to a high predisposition to arterial rupture in any location either spontaneously or after mild trauma [5-9].
Abdel-Mutee sustained an arterial rupture in his right leg after being shot.
But after suffering an arterial rupture in her brain, 18-year-old Carmen Mark fell into a three-week coma and died on Tuesday.
The minor criteria's are tissue fragility, including atrophic scars, easy bruising; arterial rupture; marfanoid habi-tus; microcornea; radiologically considerable osteopenia; and family history, i.e., affected sibs.

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