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of or relating to the aorta

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Transoesophageal echo cardiography showed mild MVP of AML, mild MR, type I diastolic dysfunction, mildly dilated aortic root, trivial AR, apical LVH with normal LV systolic function.
In four patients where there were difficulties related to implantation of 21 mm prosthesis due to annular stenosis, aortic root was enlarged with Nick method.
Homozygotes with Familial Hypercholesterolaemia have a higher risk of aortic stenosis due to atherosclerotic involvement of the aortic root or the supravalvular region; but the incidence is relatively lower in heterozygotes.
The increased size of the aortic root is a new finding and one for which the clinical significance remains unclear.
Thrombectomy and plication of aortic root aneurysm with pericardial patch placement was performed successfully.
Cardioplegic cannula for aortic root with a drainage line
5cm-diameter bulge was an aortic aneurysm in the aortic root of the patient's heart.
Girish Chandra Varma performed an aortic root replacement surgery on a 28-year-old Pakistani expat, while his heart was still beating.
Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm, dilatation of one or more of the aortic sinuses, is a rare but important aortic root defect, which can be a cause of some serious cardiac sequels.
The initial portion of the aortic root, which houses the leaflets of the aortic valve, is occupied by the aortic sinuses, also called the sinuses of Valsalva.
valve abnormality (aortic regurgitation and stenosis), and aneurysm of aortic root and ascending aorta.
He underwent mechanical aortic valve replacement and patent foramen ovale closure in 1992 and a repeat aortic valve replacement and an aortic root replacement for a chronic type A dissection in 1996.