aortic aneurysm

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Noun1.aortic aneurysm - an aneurysm of the aortaaortic aneurysm - an aneurysm of the aorta    
aneurism, aneurysm - a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall
AAA, abdominal aortic aneurysm - an aneurysm of the abdominal aorta associated with old age and hypertension
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Objective: To compare ultrasonography (US) and computed tomography (CT) data for evaluation of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
ISLAMABAD -- Individuals who smoke may be nearly twice as likely to develop an abdominal aortic aneurysm - a deadly condition of the main artery of the body that often turns out to be a silent killer, researchers have warned.
CTA revealed an irregularly shaped, saccular mycotic infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm with a maximum diameter of 59 mm (figure 1A and B).
com)-- Abdominal aortic aneurysm is the enlargement of lower part of aorta in the abdomen.
Aortic aneurysm is a contributing cause in about 20,000 deaths per year in the U.
3) Here we present a case of UAV with a coexisting ascending aortic aneurysm.
In general population an abdominal aneurysm has the prevalence between 2 and 5% The rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a surgical emergency condition with a high rate of mortality before the patients arrive at hospital.
The abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening programme, which is run by Public Health Wales, looks for a swelling in the aorta in 65-yearold men.
Medtronic plc, a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions and Sanford Health, one of the nation's largest health care systems, today announced the first patient enrolled in a clinical study using the Medtronic Valiant TAAA Stent Graft System for minimally invasive repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm.
An aortic aneurysm occurs when the aorta, the main blood vessel leading away from the heart, becomes weakened.
Gore also enrolled its first patients in the Gore Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Clinical Study, which will assess the durable repair of aortic aneurysms encroaching on or involving visceral branch vessels using the Gore Excluder Thoracoabdominal Branch Endoprosthesis.
Depending on the location of the vessel enlargement, a condition is called abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), thoracic aortic aneurysm or thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms.