There is a growing body of evidence supporting the use of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) as a safe and effective treatment for patients with acute type B aortic dissections
," said Dr.
Sheriff Scullion added: "Something needs to be done to improve the rate of detection of aortic dissection
in expectant mothers.
The diagnosis of thoracic aortic dissection
by noninvasive imaging procedures.
Researchers studied the relationship of lunar cycles and seasonal variation on two surgical groups: Group A: Patients having repair of ascending aortic dissection
, and Group B: Patients having aortic dissection
and either aortic valve surgery, coronary bypass surgery, or both.
Mr Tyndall said that, due to the seriousness of the condition, clinicians should have prioritised the tests to diagnose Mrs A but they failed to do this, instead running tests to "rule in" other more common disorders rather than "rule out" the aortic dissection
Lucille Ball, famous for the "I Love Lucy" show, also died after complaining of chest pains and undergoing surgery for a previously undiagnosed aortic dissection
Massive aortic dissection
(dissecting aneurysm) associated with pregnancy and hypertension.
ATLANTA--Patients with aortic dissection
appear to have an increased burden of renal cysts, compared with healthy controls.
Oce Smith, 72, the longest serving sergeant-at-arms in the state's history, was recuperating from an aortic dissection
he suffered nearly a year ago.
1) These include nontraumatic entities such as aortic dissection
, intramural hematoma (IMH), penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer and rupture of the thoracic aorta due to aneurysm (Figure 1).
Chaulk, the multifaceted nature of the program is a perfect tribute to their son, Michael, who died in 2004 at the age of 39 of aortic dissection
, the same illness that killed actor John Ritter.
Doctors diagnosed an aortic dissection
, a condition that affects blood flow and can kill, and ordered an emergency Caesarean section.
It was only then doctors discovered she had a rare and dangerous heart condition, aortic dissection
However, a stent used for the treatment of aortic dissection
may be relatively short as the goal is then simply to close the entry point.
Marfan syndrome can present with different complications, of which aortic dissection
and valvular aortic regurgitation are perhaps the most dreaded.