abdominal aorta

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Related to abdominal aorta: common iliac artery, celiac trunk
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Noun1.abdominal aorta - a branch of the descending aortaabdominal aorta - a branch of the descending aorta  
aorta - the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries
abdomen, belly, stomach, venter - the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
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A CT angiogram of the abdominal aorta was done, revealing significant thickening of the wall of the abdominal aorta with luminal narrowing, and there was a focal dissection flap in the aorta near the renal artery ostia site (Figure 1).
It was disappointing to learn about this magnitude of steroid use in this patient population as [ruptured abdominal aorta aneurysm] is considered as a traumatic condition and to have only limited inflammatory impact on disease development," said Faron Chief Executive Markku Jalkanen.
Additional renal arteries can emerge from the abdominal aorta aloft the main branch or as low (inferiorly) as the internal iliac artery (13).
Comparing the diameters of aneurysms in our study with those in the above mentioned study [26], where the average diameters of aneurysms were smaller than in ours, there were no statistically significant differences in diameters of ruptured aneurysms and symptomatic non-ruptured aneurysms of the abdominal aorta.
Leriche syndrome is an aorta-iliac occlusive disease resulting from thrombotic occlusion of the region just above the abdominal aorta bifurcation (1).
The thoracic aorta is called the abdominal aorta because it enters the abdominal cavity through the diaphragm and it lies at the posterior abdominal wall, anterior to the vertebral column.
CE-MRA revealed 50% stenosis in the right subclavian artery and 55% stenosis in the left subclavian artery, with long-segment severe stenosis in the abdominal aorta extending into the proximal portion of the bilateral renal artery Mural irregularities and thickening with significant contrast enhancement in the vascular walls were observed on performing CE-MRI, with black blood T1-weighted sequence strongly suggesting vasculitis.
Gore & Associates) was deployed in the infrarenal abdominal aorta extending from the origin of the IMA to the terminal portion of the aorta approximately 1 cm superior to the aortic bifurcation.
The results of this study showed that the majority of mycotic aneurysms caused by Salmonella were in the abdominal aorta (37/57), and some patients present diarrhea when infected with Salmonella.
Dr Mohammad Saeed Qureshi said that abdominal aorta is the enlargement of the aneurysm just like a balloon, which if ruptured, can be life-threatening.
NTS aortitis has a predilection to infect the abdominal aorta, especially infrarenal segment [2].
CT abdominal aortogram showed large thrombus seen in the abdominal aorta starting at the level of renal arteries completely occluding the aorta and common iliac arteries with no blood flow seen beyond the renal artery level up to the aortic bifurcation; moderate to severe stenosis is noted at the origin of both renal arteries because of thrombus (Figures 2(a) and 2(b)).