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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    
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[eɪˈɔːtɪk] ADJaórtico
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a. aórtico-a, rel. a la aorta;
___ murmursoplo, ruido ___;
___ stenosisestenosis o estrechamiento ___.
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adj aórtico
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These mainly included mitral valve repair, repair of ventricular septal rupture and repair and replacement of aortic root following aortic dissection.
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After building experience in minimally invasive aortic root surgery and aortic dissection surgery through full median sternotomy, we cautiously selected this young and stable patient with acute aortic dissection to perform this minimally invasive surgery.
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Meanwhile, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) examination was arranged which revealed a dilated aortic root with diameter 44 mm, and aortic dissection was highly suspected [Figure 1].
It took doctors five-and-a-half hours to repair the aortic root aneurysm near his heart.
The researchers found that the targeted PA nanofiber (ApoA PA) and Apo-A-LXR PA nanofibers effectively targeted atherosclerotic plaque in the aortic root. The optimum concentration of nanofiber and optimum dose were 2 mg/mL and 6 mg/kg, respectively.
In a separate study, freshman collegiate football players showed significant structural changes to the heart, including enlargement of the aortic root after just one season of play,, Medical Daily reported.
On X-plane TEE, the mass was possibly adjacent to the aortic valve or near the aortic root and LAA [Figure 2].