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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Other indications were follow-up of ascending aorta aneurysm (n=4), nontreated dissection (n=1) and suspected aortic syndrome (n=1).
Our case was a very young female and had aneurysm of both the aortic root and ascending aorta.
The mean diameters of the left brachiocephalic trunk, which arose in the first place from the ascending aorta, and the right brachiocephalic trunk, which stemmed from the ascending aorta immediately after the origin of the left trunk, were determined to be 6.
Thus, it was interpreted from the study that in ascending aorta from 6th decade of life, thickness of tunica media was found to decrease in relation to the full wall thickness.
The method first finds the most probable ascending aorta circle among the axial-slices.
During the procedure, a composite aortic valve graft is used to replace the proximal ascending aorta and aortic valve.
Congenital thrombotic occlusion of the ascending aorta and the aortic arch.
5% -- Table 3: Incidence of vessels involved on angiography Clinical Features Percentage P-value Ascending Aorta 3.
Although there was a slight trend toward this effect seen only in the ascending aorta (Figure 4), this does not appear to be the case given that no statistical difference was found in the three vessels we investigated.
1 Venous cannulation sites IVC and RIJV RFV and RIJV Arterial cannulation site Ascending aorta Right CFA Volume of prime solution, cc 1200 1450 Flow rate, L/min 3.
In a 2010 study, fluorosis patients had significantly higher aortic strain index, indicating less elasticity in the ascending aorta, than controls (3.