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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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Aneurysms with aortic neck lengths 10mm are the most occurring condition, representing the traditional aneurysm market.
A computed tomographic arteriogram (CTA) demonstrated bilateral PSA aneurysms (Figure 1).
7] Most renal vein aneurysms involve the left renal vein, which undergoes more complicated embryological development because of its increased length.
We are extremely fortunate to have a renowned medical expert join us to share his knowledge about aneurysms at our upcoming meeting at St.
A GREAT-grandfather's life was saved when a hospital's new checkup for pensioners revealed he had an aneurysm the size of a tennis ball.
This is an important recommendation because evidence now exists that screening high-risk men for abdominal aortic aneurysms can reduce deaths from aneurysm," Task Force chairman Dr.
Arterial duplex study was performed for the abdominal aorta and bilateral lower limbs which revealed no aneurysms in the aorta nor the popliteal arteries, and confirmed the presence of a right DPA aneurysm.
Between 1% and 6% of all people in England are thought to have a brain aneurysm and ruptured brain aneurysms cause around 1,400 deaths every year.
Brain aneurysms often produce no symptoms until they grow and press on nerves in the brain, or until they begin to leak blood or rupture.
One is to look at the natural history of ruptured aneurysms in which a group of patients is followed over time.
Despite the clinical associations that have been observed between AAAs and peripheral aneurysms and thoracic aneurysms, screening for other common aneurysms continues to be controversial," Dr.
An estimated 70 percent to 80 percent of people who experience aneurysms are current or former smokers, he said.
1) Aneurysms may occur in all arteries but are most commonly found in the infra-renal abdominal aorta (Fig.
Aneurysms and their risks, diagnosis, and management are controversial topics at the beginning of the 21st century.
showed that aneurysms remained stable if the packing density was 30.