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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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Acute aortic syndromes are defined as a sudden occurrence of chest or back pain that is caused by an aortic disease.
2) Stent graft placement is proving to be a safe, minimally invasive and effective treatment for thoracic aortic disease in poor surgical candidates, and short-term morbidity and mortality rates from endovascular repair compare favourably with those from surgery.
Leading organisations in Aortic Diseases research include:
Left untreated, aortic diseases can rapidly lead to death by exsanguination.
Describe percutaneous approaches to mitral and aortic diseases
Lee has established a stellar and far-reaching reputation for the diagnosis and treatment of complex aortic diseases involving aneurysms, dissections, traumatic transections and penetrating ulcers.
Already a market leader in the treatment of AAAs, the company has recently had two major landmarks with its advanced technologies in the treatment of aortic diseases.
Proceeds of the premiere will benefit The Dana and Albert "Cubby" Broccoli Center for Aortic Diseases in the Division of Cardiac Surgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine.
The GORE EXCLUDER Device and the GORE TAG Device have already proven to be valuable alternatives to invasive open surgery elsewhere, and Gore welcomes the opportunity to advance less invasive endovascular therapies for aortic diseases in Canada.
In a move that dramatically expands Cook Medical's already industry-leading portfolio of advanced devices to treat aortic diseases, company officials announced Cook has received approval from the U.