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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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[USPRwire, Tue Aug 13 2019] Aneurysm clipping is a procedure of accessing the blood vessel directly by performing a craniotomy and placing an aneurysm clip at the base of the aneurysm which cuts it from the blood supply.
Global Aortic Aneurysm Market Research Report: Information by Type Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm, Product Stent Grafts, Catheters, Treatment Endovascular Aneurysm Repair, Open Surgical Repair, & End User-Forecast till 2023
1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Intracranial aneurysms are detected in 9 percent of patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) undergoing magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) screening, according to a study published online July 30 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
Aneurysms can develop in any blood vessel but the two most common are the abdominal aorta - the artery that transports blood away from the heart to the rest of the body - (an aortic aneurysm), and in the brain (cerebral aneurysm).
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 21, 2019-Stryker wins US FDA premarket approval for Neuroform Atlas Stent System to treat brain aneurysms
Neurosurgeon Bradley Bohnstedt has been using the Surpass Streamline Stent to divert the flow of blood away from an aneurysm, which greatly decreases its potential for rupture.
[ClickPress, Mon Mar 18 2019] The evolution of aneurysm clips is an exemplification to the ingenuity and tenacity of vascular neurosurgeons and their perseverance to develop a cure for disease.
The demographic characteristics of extrahepatic portal vein aneurysm include a femaleto-male ratio of 2:1 and the median age of 52 years (range, 5-77 years).
Duplex ultrasound revealed a 110 x 90 mm partially thrombosed aneurysm adjacent to the upper half of the transplanted kidney.
CT angiography of the chest showed coarctation of aorta at the level of ductusarteriosus with 6 x 6 cm aneurysm of second part of the right subclavian artery.
Dr Ahmed Humood al Habsi, a neuro-interventionalist consultant at Khoula Hospital, explained that aneurysm is an abnormal, weak spot on a blood vessel wall that causes an outward bulging, likened to a bubble.
AAA is accompanied by iliac artery aneurysm (IAA) in 10-20% of cases (1).
Objective: To analyze the clinical effectiveness and safety of early interventional embolization in the treatment of ruptured cerebral aneurysm.
Contrast-enhanced CT revealed a 3x2 cm aneurysm with a mural thrombus in the left gastric artery located in the minor gastric curvature medial segment, which was in the hiatal hernia pouch (Figure 2).
Mycotic aneurysm is rare; however, the disease is severe and develops rapidly.