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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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During the screening the technician found that his aorta was enlarged, and he was at risk of rupture.
Coarctation of the aorta symptoms depend on the seriousness of the condition.
Various modalities can be used to diagnose coarctation of aorta but given the accuracy of non invasive methods such as MR/CT angiography they are frequently employed.
The stent graft is inserted through the femoral artery in the groin and advanced into the aorta using X-ray guidance.
Aorta Systems Group is a technology provider of customized CRM tools, services and solutions.
Al Sibaie said instead of the conventional open surgery procedure, the custom-made aorta, known as 'fenestrated stent graft', is inserted in the body.
Sometimes, as people grow older, the wall of the aorta in the abdomen can become weak and stretch to form an aneurysm.
Takayasu's arteritis, which was first diagnosed by a Japanese ophthalmologist in 1908 based on ocular findings, (1) is characterized by organ ischemia as a result of chronic inflammation of the aorta and its main branches.
Necropsy showed a large tear in the posterior wall of the aorta approximately 12 mm distal to the insertion of ligamentum arteriosum (Figures 1 and 2).
Fistulation from aorta to gastric conduit after Ivor-Lewis oesophagectomy is a rare and life threatening condition.
Aortic pathologies such as aneurysms, arterial penetrating ulcers, intramural hematomas and dissections are potentially life-threatening since the aorta is the major artery that allows blood to leave the heart.
14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aortic pathologies such as aneurysms, arterial penetrating ulcers, intramural hematomas and dissections are potentially life-threatening since the aorta is the major artery that allows blood to leave the heart.
It was confirmed that the cause of Houllier's chest pain was a dissection of the descending aorta, which occurs when a tear in the inner wall of the aorta causes blood to flow between the layers of the wall of the aorta and force the layers apart.
He said it is as if the aging process has been accelerated in their aorta.