ascending aorta


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ascending aorta

n.
The part of the aorta that extends from its origin in the left ventricle of the heart to the aortic arch.
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Noun1.ascending aorta - the ascending part of the aorta as it emerges from the left ventricleascending aorta - the ascending part of the aorta as it emerges from the left ventricle
aorta - the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries
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A catheter was connected to the arterial line of the oxygenator and was then inserted and secured in the ascending aorta.
The patient was referred to us from Thumbay Hospital after his CT scan revealed that he had large aneurysm above the aortic root below the ascending aorta.
The clinical enquiry for thoracoabdominal CTA included: a) follow-up after thoracic vascular surgery or endovascular repair, b) follow-up of untreated ascending aorta aneurysm or untreated dissection, c) suspected acute aortic syndrome.
We describe a 14-year-old girl having a combination of a bicuspid aortic valve and an aneurysm of the left sinus of Valsalva with severe aortic stenosis, moderate regurgitation, and an aneurysm of the ascending aorta.
Synthetic patch (Bard Sauvage filamentous knitted polyster fabric patch) was cut to the appropriate size, usually equal to the diameter of the mid ascending aorta.
At 16 weeks, there were no significant differences in vascular inflammation between the treatment and control arms, based on the change from baseline in the vessel wall target to background ratio from the ascending aorta (the primary endpoint).
Stanford type A dissections involve the ascending aorta and type B dissections occur distal to the subclavian artery (4).
Though asymptomatic, the diameter of the ascending aorta progressed up to 4 cm with clear aneurysm evolution in few years; for this reason, the patient underwent elective ascending aorta replacement and conservative aortic valve surgery at age 5.
Ascending aorta repair+coronary angioplasty 2 Ascending aorta repair+Descending aorta stenting 2 Bentall+hemiarch replacement 2 Bentall+Descending aorta stenting 2 Bentall+total arch replacement+Descending aorta stenting 3 Ascending aorta replacement+CABG 3 Ascending aorta replacement+hemi arch replacement 3 David 4 Bentall+CABG 5 Ascending aorta replacement+Whole arch replacement 5 Ascending aorta replacement+Descending aorta stenting 5 Bentall 14 Ascending aorta replacement 23 Total 80 Table 5: Operating procedures.
It was observed that two brachiocephalic trunks branched off from the ascending aorta in the greater flamingos.
While conducting autopsy, ascending aorta was located and rectangular tissue samples were collected from their anterior walls, approximately 2 centimetres distal to aortic valve for uniformity.
0 heart pump is a catheter-styled blood pump, used for drug-resistant acute heart failure, such as cardiogenic shock, to support systemic circulation by placing the device at left ventricle from a femoral artery insertion and expelling blood directly from left ventricle to ascending aorta.