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the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries

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Multiplanar reconstructions with orthogonal plane to major axis of the aorta were obtained at five predefined target anatomical structures: a) aortic valve, b) origin of coronary arteries, c) ascending aorta, d) origin of supra-aortic vessels, e) descending mediothoracic aorta at the level of pulmonary artery bifurcation.
Dilated cardiomyopathy secondary to coarctation of the aorta was completely resolved after stent implantation.
The graft length was sized and distal aortic anastamosis was made within the interior of the aorta with 3/0 polypropylene in continuous fashion.
The aorta begins at the top of the left ventricle, the heart's muscular pumping chamber.
If the aorta is stiff you multiply your risk of dying, either from heart diseases or from other causes," said Charalambos Vlachopoulos from University of Athens in Greece.
Coarctation of the aorta and severe aortic insufficiency: what to repair first?
For unknown reasons, a tear often occurs in the section of the aorta that runs through the abdomen behind the belly button.
They used a Hough transform to detect the circles for the aorta and obtained the aorta centerline and radius functions through least squares spline fitting.
The endoleak can result in the persistent expansion of the aorta and is reported to be an important factor of aortic rupture.
According to their site of origin from the aorta or renal arteries four main types of testicular arteries have been identified:
The aorta is the main blood vessel that supplies blood to your body.
Coarctation of the aorta is a birth defect and its exact cause is unknown.
Past autopsy studies suggest that the mortality rate in patients in whom coarctation of the aorta is not surgically repaired is 90% by age 50 years, with a mean age of 35 years.
The Food and Drug Administration-approved clinical trial aims to address the unmet need for minimally invasive stent graft devices that can provide a safe and effective treatment for patients with aneurysms located in the aorta in both the chest and abdomen.