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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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Regarding the patient's physical findings upon admission it can be indicated that the left parasternal heave he presented is most likely due to the increased right ventricular impulse secondary to decompensated heart failure in the presence of coarctation of the aorta as well as due to an overloaded right ventricle secondary to the atrial septal defect.
One end of the aorta was attached to a force-displacement transducer (Kishimoto UM-203) so that its isometric contraction could be recorded (NEC RECHI HORIZ-8 K, Tokyo, Japan).
Most aortobronchial fistulas involve the descending thoracic aorta and the left tracheobronchial tree.
This is a Dacron conduit that connected his aortic root to the ascending aorta.
High-pitch DS-CTA without electrocardiography-gating is an effective technique for imaging aorta with very low radiation exposure and with significant reduction of motion artifacts in ascending aorta; however, the overall quality of high-pitch DS-CTA in abdominal aorta is lower than standard CTA.
A diagnosis of severe post ductal coarctation of aorta was made and Balloon aortoplasty was planned for the patient.
Since its introduction in 19681, CVG for replacement of the aortic valve and ascending aorta has led to increased life expectancy for patients with Marfan syndrome (MFS).
His CT scan findings suggested bicuspid aortic valve, dilated aortic root and mild dilated ascending aorta, severe juxtaductal aortic coarctation, multiple mediastinal and posterior chest walls, and paravertebral and intercostal collaterals on either side bypassing coarctation with collaterals channels [Figure 2A].
For unknown reasons, a tear often occurs in the section of the aorta that runs through the abdomen behind the belly button.
Aorta segmentation from the CCTA image is important for guiding coronary artery segmentation, as well as for the diagnosis of aortic diseases, such as aortic valve failure [24].
They cover supra aortic trunks, thoracic aorta, visceral aorta, abdominal aorta, peripheral, and endovascular.
Anticipating a high-risk of compromise to cerebral perfusion from air micro-emboli, the bypass was attempted with an innovative approach involving the successful cannulation of the pulmonary artery and descending aorta.
The testicular arteries are paired vessels that usually arise from abdominal aorta at the second vertebral level.
THE NHS sends out invitations to men over 65 to join screening programmes, which help to identify potential health risks such as prostate and bowel cancers as well as aneurysms of the abdominal aorta (AAA).