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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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The Neuroform Atlas Stent System is indicated for use with neurovascular embolization coils in the anterior circulation of the neurovasculature for the endovascular treatment of patients >= 18 years of age with saccular wide-necked intracranial aneurysms arising from a parent vessel with a diameter of >= 2.0 mm and <= 4.5 mm.
Because of readily available imaging techniques, physicians are finding more aneurysms today than ever before.
Most abdominal venous aneurysms are seen as incidental findings (3-6).
Among these complications are renal artery stenosis, renal artery thrombosis, renal vein thrombosis, arteriovenous fistula, and renal artery aneurysm. (5,6,8) Although transplanted renal artery aneurysms are rare constituting 0.5-1.0% of all vascular complications, they are devastating as functional impairment and nephrectomy are likely in these cases.
Lam AKK, Abayasekara K, Management of Subclavian Aneurysms. J Clin Stud Med 2015, 2: 026
Major risk factors for the development of an aneurysm, Dr Habsi added, can be traced in several things including smoking, high blood pressure, family history of brain aneurysms, and abnormalities at birth, such as tangled blood vessels in the brain.
The patient had aortic and bilateral iliac aneurysms. Although the aneurysm was not at a size that could cause mechanical compression, it still affected both ureters and caused acute anuria.
The curative effect of early interventional embolization of cerebral aneurysms and safety evaluation.
In the English literature, no cases of left gastric artery aneurysms with hiatal hernia have been reported.
Failure of treatment included recurrence of Salmonella bacteremia or mycotic aneurysm caused by other microorganisms during follow-up, or ruptured aneurysms after treatment among other complications, and death.
Various heritable syndromes are associated with thoracic aortic aneurysms, such as autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, familial thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections, Loeys-Dietz syndrome, Marfan syndrome, neurofibromatosis type 1, bicuspid aortic valve, and coarctation of the aorta.
The mean age of ruptured congenital sinus of Valsalva aneurysms is 25-40 years.
Surgeons have several possibilities for treating brain aneurysms, but it's dependent on the location, size, shape and the patient's condition.
Infected aortoiliac aneurysms are rare, representing only 1% to 2% of all aortic aneurysms [1].