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  • arch
  • The atrial septum is removed, the aortic arch is reconstructed to remove any hypoplasia, and then the main pulmonary artery is connected into this reconstructed arch, resulting in the right ventricle ejecting directly into systemic circulation. (wikipedia.org)
  • A rare form of the aortic arch syndrome that primarily affects Oriental women is called Takayasu's disease , or nonspecific arteritis (also called pulseless disease). (britannica.com)
  • mitral
  • Using remodeling aortic and mitral annuloplasty rings, a double valve repair was accomplished in a young patient with Marfan syndrome. (ctsnet.org)
  • Diagnosis
  • Diagnosis is further complicated by the fact that many patients with the injury experienced multiple other serious injuries as well, so the attention of hospital staff may be distracted from the possibility of aortic rupture. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2010 ACCF/AHA/AATS/ACR/ASA/SCA/SCAI/SIR/STS/SVM guidelines for the diagnosis and management of patients with thoracic aortic disease. (springer.com)
  • surgical
  • Aortic valve replacement is a surgical procedure in which a patient's aortic valve is replaced by a different valve. (wikipedia.org)
  • Over the course of surgical history arose three landmark developments in aortic surgery. (news-medical.net)
  • Mild aortic regurgitation may be treatable with medications to reduce blood clotting and reduce the risk of stroke, but surgical repairs or replacement are often needed. (heart.org)
  • The authors describe an open surgical repair for a patient who presented with an aortic root fistula from a device previously inserted to close an atrial septal defect. (ctsnet.org)
  • Chest
  • In fact, aortic disruption due to blunt chest trauma is the second leading cause of injury death behind traumatic brain injury . (wikipedia.org)
  • Symptoms of poor aortic valve function include shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, light-headedness or fainting. (emaxhealth.com)
  • dilatation
  • What's the ideal blood pressure for prevention of aortic root enlargement/dilatation? (medhelp.org)
  • Recent studies have shown perindopril to be powerful in controlling and even reversing aortic root dilatation. (medhelp.org)
  • Beta blockers ARE the current gold standard for aortic root dilatation, but that is almost certainly about to change -- it will become either ARBs, ACEis or some combination of the two. (medhelp.org)