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dissect

[də′sekt]
(biology)
To divide, cut, and separate into different parts.
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Pulmonary artery(PA) dissection is a rare but fatal pathology.
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is defined as a non-traumatic and non-iatrogenic separation of the arterial walls, which leads to acute coronary ischemia and sudden cardiac death [1].
The different types of neck dissections were performed depending on the disease status and its complications were studied.
As a cause of stroke, arterial dissections may happen at any age, but they are more common in the young population.
The article titled: Early Experimental and Clinical Experience with a Focal Implant for Lower Extremity Post-Angioplasty Dissection reveals the potential that the Tack Endovascular System offers for the repair of arterial dissections following Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty.
Internal carotid artery and vertebral artery dissections have been implicated as the cause of 20% of strokes occurring in patients younger than 45 years.
New techniques and alternatives are to be introduced in medical schools in order to prevent needless dissections of both human cadavers and animals which is seemingly unacceptable to the majority of medical students.
The diagnosis of SCAD, on the other hand, is rendered after the exclusion of the more common secondary causes of coronary artery dissections, which include atherosclerosis, coronary angiography, percutaneous coronary intervention, bypass surgery, blunt chest trauma, and Marfan syndrome.
Some CCAD cases diagnosed as multiple might have occurred sequentially within a short time frame, and some investigators consider early CCAD recurrences and multiple dissections as the same entity (3).