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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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According to the report, there has been a rapid increase in the technology used for aortic aneurysm repair.
A follow-up ultrasound was performed 3 months later, which again demonstrated a saccular aneurysm of the transplant renal vein measuring 2.
It is important for PKD patients to be aware of their increased possibility of suffering a stroke due to a brain aneurysm and consult their doctor about getting screened for aneurysm," said Shiona Mackenzie-Morrison, Hamilton Chapter Coordinator for The PKD Foundation of Canada.
Experts estimate that between 59 percent to 83 percent of patients experiencing this type of aneurysm die before reaching the hospital.
Sharp dissection through fascia revealed a 3 cm DPA saccular aneurysm and it was controlled proximally and distally using vessel loops (Fig.
If an aneurysm balloons and grows too big, there is a danger it will rupture, causing internal bleeding and organ damage.
An aneurysm is a bulge in the wall of a blood vessel, which can rupture as it increases in size, causing hemorrhage or death.
They found that 19 participants had aneurysms: 17 had one aneurysm each, 1 had two aneurysms and I had three aneurysms.
The researchers defined an aneurysm as a greater than 50% increase in the adjacent aorta diameter or a 3 cm or larger increase in the setting of AAA, Dr.
Researchers reported on two new studies from the Familial Intracranial Aneurysm (FIA) project, a multinational collaboration funded by the National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to study genetic and other risk factors in families with at least two members affected by intracranial aneurysm.
An aneurysm is defined as a localised dilatation of an artery with an increase in diameter of [greater than or equal to] 50% than that of the 'normal' undilated adjacent vessel.
The residual lumen of a serpentine aneurysm is made up of channels formed within the thrombus, not the true lumen of the parent vessel.
1) While initial doubts on the part of microvascular neurosurgeons were addressed by the International Subarachnoid Aneurysm trials, the durability and long-term efficacy of coiled aneurysms have been questioned.