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A. arch of aorta
B. abdominal aorta


n. pl. a·or·tas or a·or·tae (-tē)
The main trunk of the systemic arteries, carrying blood from the left side of the heart to the arteries of all limbs and organs except the lungs.

[New Latin, from Greek āortē, from āeirein, to lift; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

a·or′tal, a·or′tic adj.
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Adj.1.aortic - of or relating to the aortaaortic - of or relating to the aorta    


[eɪˈɔːtɪk] ADJaórtico


a. aórtico-a, rel. a la aorta;
___ murmursoplo, ruido ___;
___ stenosisestenosis o estrechamiento ___.


adj aórtico
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The aortic I may rely upon, but I should value your opinion upon the mitral.
Keywords: Interrupted aortic arch, Mixed aortic valve disease, Intra ventricular haemorrhage.
Both ultrasonography and computed tomography were performed on each patient for evaluation of different variables of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Results: Group-A patients had no aortic valve regurgitation post operatively and at follow up of 22.
5cm-diameter bulge was an aortic aneurysm in the aortic root of the patient's heart.
Emergent computed tomography (CT) showed a TAAD with the primary entry tear at the inner curve of the ascending aorta and extending into the aortic arch.
Bicuspid Aortic Valve: An Unusual Cause of Aneurysm of Left Coronary Sinus of Valsalva.
Case Report: Here we report a case of aortic dissection that was initially misdiagnosed as inferior wall myocardial infarction although the initial symptoms were related to right subclavian artery occlusion caused by a dissection flap.
For years, the only way to replace a severely diseased aortic valve was with open-heart surgery, but the operation requires a long recovery period and may be too risky for some patients.
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Treatment Market: Drivers and Restraints
Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE) showed an ejection fraction of 62%, severely stenotic aortic valve, with mean gradient of 75 mmHg and a peak gradient of 104 mmHg.