aneurysm

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  • noun

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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Endoleak--blood leaking around a fully deployed covered stent resulting in either an ongoing bleed from the arterial injury or a persistent filling of a false aneurysm.
Mark Evans, QC, defending, said that a medical expert consulted by his team had said he would have expected a victim to have been susceptible to a false aneurysm.
False aneurysm of the femoral artery as a late complication of an intertrochanteric fracture.
In a review article of 28 cases of pseudoaneurysms after pulmonary catheterization, all patients treated before rupture of the false aneurysm survived (12 patients), whereas mortality reached 100% in those whose aneurysm ruptured before treatment.
Coincidence of true and false aneurysm with rupture into the right atrium.
False aneurysm as a late complication of anterior dislocation of the shoulder.
Current treatments to facilitate the clotting process within these false aneurysms have limited success and often result in recurrence, they said (J.
Many are in fact false aneurysms due to disruption of the vessel wall at the point of transmural necrosis.
2) These false aneurysms involve dilatation of limited layers of the graft wall and can result in life-threatening hemorrhage.
In contrast, false aneurysms are postdiaphragmatic with narrow ostia.