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Synonyms for aneurysm

a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall

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Anagnostopoulos CE, Prabhakar MJS, Kittle CF (1972) Aortic dissections and dissecting aneurysms.
Dissecting aneurysm of arteries other than the aorta.
With appropriate care and surgical correction of the dissecting aneurysm timely in pregnancy, a successful outcome for the pregnancy was possible as in our case, where the dissecting aneurysm was repaired during the 21th week, with successful continuation of the pregnancy to 38 weeks.
Hirst AE, Johns VJ, Kime SW, Dissecting aneurysm of the aorta.
Dissecting aneurysm of coronary artery in a woman aged 42: rupture.
Dissecting Aneurysm of The Superior Mesenteric Artery Successfully Treated by Endovascular Stent-Graft Placement.
In this study, we present eight patients with abdominal aortic dissecting aneurysm who were treated successfully with open surgical techniques.
The principal cause of death following the attack was found to be a dissecting aneurysm, a torn aorta which caused blood to leak into the upper bowel resulting in the bowel dying, which doctors said would have been excruciatingly painful.
Aortic dissection, also called dissecting aneurysm of the aorta, is a localized dilatation of the aorta characterized by a longitudinal dissection between the outer and middle layers of the vascular wall.
The diagnostic criteria of dissecting aneurysm were eccentric expanded blood vessels with a double vascular wall of different density at cross-section in vascular reconstruction.
At the other hand choronic postoperative dissecting aneurysm and pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta after cardiacsurgery are relatively rare but potentially serious complication of various cardiac procedures.
24] Mizutani T (1996) A fatal, chronically growing basilar artery: a new type of dissecting aneurysm.