ascending aorta


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ascending aorta

[ə′send·iŋ‚ā′ȯrd·ə]
(anatomy)
The first part of the aorta, extending from its origin in the heart to the aortic arch.
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Another reason for this preference was that the distal end of this tubular graft could be selected as 10 mm instead of 16 mm, meaning that chimney graft would occupy less area in the ascending aorta and could attach to the brachiocephalic artery at proximal.
The cannula in the ascending aorta was removed and the aorta repaired with 3-0 silk purse-string sutures.
(1) In one-third of patients, BAV is associated with significant valvular disease (aortic stenosis and regurgitation), aortic root, ascending aorta, and arch complications (dilatation and/or aneurysm of the aortic root, ascending aorta).
At 52 weeks, there was no significant change in target to background ratio from the ascending aorta between baseline and the start of adalimumab, although in the carotid arteries, there was a modest increase in vascular inflammation.
PAT was obtained from the area surrounding the ascending aorta, and SAT was removed from the area of the sternotomy incision.
Surgery in the index group more often included replacement of the aortic valve, ascending aorta, or (partial) aortic arch (Table 3).
Silvestry, "Mycotic pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta after heart transplantation: case report," Transplantation Proceedings, vol.
(b) Axial double inversion recovery sequence demonstrates mural thickening of the ascending aorta which measures 3.4 cm in diameter.
RV, right ventricle; LV, left ventricle; LO, left atrium; Ao dsc, descending aorta; Ao asc, ascending aorta; [C], compression of the mitral annulus; [C], compression of the mitral orifice.
Tayama, "Age-related distensibility and histology of the ascending aorta in elderly patients with acute aortic dissection," Journal of Biomechanics, vol.
The yellow arrow points at a localized anterior wall disruption on ascending aorta, at the site of aortic punching.
After calculating the input impedance, blood pressure and blood flow were calculated from the ascending aorta to the peripheral artery using the measured flow or blood pressure patterns, as appropriate, at the ascending aorta [12].