thoracic aorta

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Noun1.thoracic aorta - a branch of the descending aortathoracic aorta - a branch of the descending aorta; divides into the iliac arteries
aorta - the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries
chest, pectus, thorax - the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
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Angiotensin II stimulates endothelial NO synthase phosphorylation in thoracic aorta of mice with abdominal aortic banding via type 2 receptor.
Large mobile tirrombus in non-atherosclerotic thoracic aorta as the source of peripheral arterial embolism.
Extensive numerical studies have been performed to investigate changes in the flow dynamics in a normal thoracic aorta [14,15], dissected aorta [7,16-28], and aortic aneurysm [29, 30], as well as to predict outcomes of stent graft and surgical treatments.
Furthermore, transthoracic echocardiography should be considered as an alternative non-invasive method to be used in the follow-up and evaluation of the thoracic aorta.
The thoracic aorta can be divided into several segments, namely, the root, ascending aorta, arch, and descending aorta (Figure 1).
CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) revealed an aberrant artery arising from the thoracic aorta and entering the left basal segments at the level of inferior pulmonary veins, (Figs.
Mycotic aneurysms are exceedingly rare and represent only 2.6% of all aortic aneurysms, with the thoracic aorta being the least common site of occurrence [1].
An IV contrast enhanced CT scan of the chest (Figures 2-4) showed extravasation of contrast into the mediastinum and transection of the thoracic aorta. She was taken to the operating room for immediate and successful open surgical repair.
This edition has new chapters on the evaluation of the thoracic aorta, congenital heart disease in the adult, triple rule-out CT angiography, and CT innovations; about 500 new images; and new information on frontier techniques, including myocardial perfusion and targeted contrast agents.
In descending thoracic aorta, only early atherosclerotic changes were found.
Traumatic thoracic aortic transections often result in death and injury to the thoracic aorta from motor vehicle accidents.