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*  Inflammatory aortic aneurysm
Infection in the aorta (vasculitis). In rare cases, abdominal aortic aneurysm may be caused by an infection or inflammation ... All types of abdominal aortic aneurysms occur in the part of the aorta that passes through the middle to low abdomen. Thoracic ... Smoking can also cause your aneurysm to grow faster by further damaging your aorta. Hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis ... aortic aneurysms occur on the aorta as it passes through the chest cavity. These are less common than abdominal aneurysms. ...
*  Coarctation of the aorta
... (CoA or CoAo), also called aortic narrowing, is a congenital condition whereby the aorta is narrow, ... The severity of coarctation of the aorta can be rated by a combination of the smallest aortic cross-sectional area of the aorta ... Since the aorta is narrowed, the left ventricle must generate a much higher pressure than normal in order to force enough blood ... The characteristic bulging of the sign is caused by dilatation of the aorta due to an indrawing of the aortic wall at the site ...
*  Aortic dissection
... localized to either the ascending aorta or descending aorta or involves both the ascending and descending aorta. Type I - ... Individuals with Marfan syndrome tend to have aneurysms of the aorta and are more prone to proximal dissections of the aorta. ... Type II - originates in the ascending aorta and is confined to it. Type III - originates in the descending aorta and rarely ... The tear can originate in the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, or more rarely, in the descending aorta. It includes DeBakey ...
*  Acute aortic syndrome
AAS can be caused by a lesion on the wall of the aorta that involves the tunica media, often in the descending aorta. It is ... Acute aortic syndrome (AAS) describes a range of severe, painful, potentially life-threatening abnormalities of the aorta. ...
*  Aorta
... the aorta then travels inferiorly as the descending aorta. The descending aorta has two parts. The aorta begins to descend in ... After the aorta passes through the diaphragm, it is known as the abdominal aorta. The aorta ends by dividing into two major ... The aorta then continues downward as the abdominal aorta (or abdominal portion of the aorta) diaphragm to the aortic ... Variations may occur in the location of the aorta, and the way in which arteries branch off the aorta. The aorta, normally on ...
*  Abdominal aorta
As part of the aorta, it is a direct continuation of the descending aorta (of the thorax). The abdominal aorta begins at the ... The abdominal aorta's venous counterpart, the inferior vena cava (IVC), travels parallel to it on its right side. Above the ... The abdominal aorta is clinically divided into 2 segments: The Paravisceral segment, off which the visceral branches arise The ... The IVC likewise sends its opposite side counterpart, the left renal vein, crossing in front of the aorta. Below the level of ...
*  Dorsal aorta
The paired dorsal aortae arise from aortic arches that in turn arise from the aortic sac. Each primitive aorta anteriorly ... The dorsal aortae are paired (left and right) embryological vessels which progress to form the descending aorta. ... backward on the lateral aspect of the notochord under the name of the dorsal aorta. The dorsal aortae give branches to the yolk ... The two dorsal aortae combine to become the descending aorta in later development. http://www.embryology.ch/anglais/pcardio/ ...
*  Aorta Ridge
... (78°6′S 163°30′E / 78.100°S 163.500°E / -78.100; 163.500Coordinates: 78°6′S 163°30′E / 78.100°S 163.500°E / - ... This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Aorta Ridge" (content from ...
*  Descending aorta
The descending aorta is part of the aorta, the largest artery in the body. The descending aorta begins at the aortic arch that ... The descending aorta anatomically consists of two portions or segments, the thoracic and the abdominal aorta, in correspondence ... The ductus arteriosus connects to the junction between the aortic arch and the descending aorta in foetal life. This artery ... Within the abdomen, the descending aorta branches into the two common iliac arteries which serve the pelvis and eventually legs ...
*  Aorta (band)
"Aorta". Psychlists. Retrieved 2010-08-23. "Aorta". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-08-23. Aorta at Allmusic. ... Aorta (Columbia CS 9785) 1969 Aorta 2 (Happy Tiger HT-1010) 1970 Aorta [Reissue] (Buy or Die BOD 104) 1996 J. Vincent, R. J. ... The original Aorta later re-formed to do promotional spots for the U.S. Armed Forces. Their first album, Aorta, was reissued on ... Aorta were an American psychedelic rock band from Chicago who recorded two albums in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The band ...
*  Ascending aorta
Fetal ascending aorta Ascending aorta Ascending aorta Ascending aorta Ascending aorta Ascending aorta Ascending aorta Ascending ... The ascending aorta (AAo) is a portion of the aorta commencing at the upper part of the base of the left ventricle, on a level ... The sinotubular junction is the point in the ascending aorta where the aortic sinuses end and the aorta becomes a tubular ... This dilatation is termed the bulb of the aorta, and on transverse section presents a somewhat oval figure. The ascending aorta ...
*  Overriding aorta
An overriding aorta is a congenital heart defect where the aorta is positioned directly over a ventricular septal defect (VSD ... The result is that the aorta receives some blood from the right ventricle, causing mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood ...
*  Thoracic aorta injury
In the ascending aorta (the portion of the aorta which is almost vertical), one mechanism of injury is torsion (a two-way ... Injury of the thoracic aorta refers to any injury which affects the portion of the aorta which lies within the chest cavity. ... Injuries to the aorta are usually the result of trauma, such as deceleration and crush injuries. Deceleration injuries almost ... Injuries of the thoracic aorta are usually the result of physical trauma; however, they can also be the result of a ...
*  Descending thoracic aorta
The descending thoracic aorta is a part of the aorta located in the thorax. It is a continuation of the descending aorta and ... The descending thoracic aorta is a continuation of the descending aorta and becomes the abdominal aorta when it passes through ... The descending thoracic aorta is part of the aorta, which has different parts named according to their structure or location. ... The initial part of the aorta, the ascending aorta, rises out of the left ventricle, from which it is separated by the aortic ...
*  Aorta-gonad-mesonephros
By birth, the dorsal aorta becomes the descending aorta, while the genital ridges form the gonads. The mesonephros go on to ... the number of CFU-S was much greater in the aorta gonad mesonephros region. LTR-HSC activity was also found in the aorta gonad ... The dorsal aorta consists of an endothelial layer and an underlying stromal layer. There is also another cell population called ... The aorta-gonad-mesonephros (AGM) is a region of embryonic mesoderm that develops during embryonic development from the para- ...
*  Esophageal branches of thoracic part of aorta
"Branches of the ascending aorta, arch of the aorta, and the descending aorta.". ... The esophageal arteries four or five in number, arise from the front of the aorta, and pass obliquely downward to the esophagus ...
*  Mediastinal branches of thoracic part of aorta
The mediastinal branches are numerous small vessels which supply the lymph glands and loose areolar tissue in the posterior mediastinum. This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918 ...
*  Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest
doi:10.12945/j.aorta.2014.13-049. PMC 4682724 . PMID 26798730. Bigelow et al. used groundhogs cooled below 5°C (as in their ... doi:10.12945/j.aorta.2014.13-049. PMC 4682724 . PMID 26798730. In these early experiments, a common theme was to avoid ... doi:10.12945/j.aorta.2014.13-049. PMC 4682724 . PMID 26798730. A physiologist named Frank Gollan worked in the 1950s using ... doi:10.12945/j.aorta.2014.13-049. PMC 4682724 . PMID 26798730. The team performed further research on Macacus Rhesus monkeys, ...
*  Alagille syndrome
pulmonary stenosis is common amongst Alagille patients and other defects ; overriding aorta; ventricular septal defect; and ... patent ductus arteriosus and coarctation of the aorta. Other presentations of Alagille's syndrome include an unusual butterfly ...
*  Prostaglandin EP4 receptor
The ductus operates in the fetus to shunt blood from the pulmonary artery to the proximal descending aorta thereby allowing ... Abdominal aorta aneurysms; corneal endothelium, corneal keratocytes, trabecular cells, ciliary epithelium, conjunctival stromal ...
*  Cardiothoracic anesthesiology
Thoracic Aorta; page 732-737 Stephen J Thomas; Manual of Cardiac Anesthsia, William A dell, chapter 15, page 387-396, 1984 ... usually placed in the aorta or femoral artery, is used to return blood to the arterial circulation. The process of preparation ...
*  Aortoiliac occlusive disease
JAWOR, WJ; PLICE, SG (10 May 1952). "Thrombotic obliteration of the abdominal aorta; report of a case". Journal of the American ... Graham, Robert (1814). "Case of Obstructed Aorta". Med. Chir. Tr. 5: 297. ... so named because the two common iliac stents touch each other in the distal aorta. Aorto-iliac bypass graft Axillary-bi-femoral ... is a form of central artery disease involving the blockage of the abdominal aorta as it transitions into the common iliac ...
*  Ulay
A continuation of these concerns can also be found in the project WE Emerge (2004), realized in collaboration with AoRTa art ... WE EMERGE, authors: Thomas McEvilley, Irina Grabovan; Art Centre AoRTa, 2004; ISBN 9975-9804-1-4 ULAY. Nastati / Become, ...
*  Mesenteric arteries
2. The Abdominal Aorta". Anatomy of the Human Body. Retrieved 9 December 2015. Ceppa, EP; Fuh, KC; Bulkley, GB (April 2003). " ... The mesenteric arteries take blood from the aorta and distribute it to a large portion of the gastrointestinal tract. Both the ... superior and inferior mesenteric arteries arise from the abdominal aorta. Each of these arteries travel through the mesentery, ...
*  Transverse plane
Marks bifurcation of aorta; Most superior aspect of iliac crest; The intertubercular plane (a.k.a. Transtubercular plane) ...