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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Wortham, "Coronary arterial ectasia: Increased prevalence in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm as compared to occlusive atherosclerotic peripheral vascular disease," American Heart Journal, vol.
Medical history included hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, stroke, peripheral vascular disease (PVD), and an ascending aortic aneurysm. She lived independently with Katz index of 6/6.
A ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a catastrophic event that carries a very high mortality.
Cardiothoracic surgery agreed with the diagnosis of ascending aortic aneurysm and bronchopulmonary fistula; however due to his poor functional status and overall frailty the risk of surgery outweighed the benefits; hence surgical intervention was not pursued.
Here, we present a case of infected suprarenal aortic aneurysm with a nearly occluded celiac artery and superior mesenteric artery treated using an endovascular technique to preserve collateral in the retroperitoneal space from the inferior mesenteric artery for supplying visceral organs.
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a common degenerative cardiovascular disease.
Objective: To compare ultrasonography (US) and computed tomography (CT) data for evaluation of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
The commercialization of innovative grafts such as fenestrated aortic stent grafts has further broadened the treatment options for aortic aneurysm, thereby increasing the market for aortic stent grafts.
Endologix announced that it has received Investigational Device Exemption approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration to commence a new pivotal study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Nellix Chimney EndoVascular Aneurysm Sealing System for the endovascular treatment of complex abdominal aortic aneurysms The ChEVAS system is an endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm therapy designed to combine the Nellix 3.5 endograft with parallel visceral stents to enable treatment of patients with juxta-renal, para-renal, and suprarenal AAA.
Increasing aging population and prevalence of aortic aneurysm are the key factors expected to impel the growth of the Aortic Stents Grafts Market.
The aim of the nationwide screening program for an abdominal aortic aneurysm is to increase the detection of abdominal aortic aneurysms.
"As soon as a thoracic aortic aneurysm is discovered, the patient should see a cardiologist with expertise in aortic disease.