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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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Aorta segmentation from the CCTA image is important for guiding coronary artery segmentation, as well as for the diagnosis of aortic diseases, such as aortic valve failure [24].
The expanded size matrix enables physicians to treat thoracic pathologies in tapered aortas, increasing the configuration possibilities by 30 percent to allow for effective treatment of a wider range of patient anatomies.
Coarctation of abdominal aorta, Middle aortic syndrome (MAS) is a rare disease with only 200 reported cases.
CAD and RP are ideal for making bespoke devices, which is important because no two aortas are the same.
On March 23, the Food and Drug Administration approved the Gore TAG endoprosthesis for repair of aneurysms in the descending thoracic aorta.
01 to 1 mM showed dose-dependent relaxation of the aorta contracted by treatment with prostaglandin [F.
Briefly, after Nembutal over-dose of the cockerels, aortas were excised, fixed in buffered formalin, cut into 5-mm segments, embedded, sectioned, and stained with hematoxylin and eosin.
The aorta hardens naturally with age, but a more elastic aorta is beneficial because it conducts blood smoothly from the heart and puts less stress on other organs.
Croft of the University of Western Australia in Perth monitored the concentrations of three markers of oxidized fat in blood and tissue of the aorta, the large artery leaving the heart.
The Xcelerant Delivery System also employs kink-resistant catheter material, which serves to facilitate trackability of the stent graft through tortuous, or bending, aortas and access arteries.
Crocodiles, alligators, and other reptiles have two aortas.
Several of the dogs have lived four or five years since their transplants and have aortas indistinguishable from those of nongrafted dogs, Badylak says.
If that study similarly turns up mutations responsible for weak aortas, clinicians might one day find it useful to screen relatives of aneurysm victims for signs of a genetic predisposition to this life-threatening condition, Prockop says.