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*  Inflammatory aortic aneurysm
Thoracic aortic aneurysms occur on the aorta as it passes through the chest cavity. These are less common than abdominal ... Infection in the aorta (vasculitis). In rare cases, abdominal aortic aneurysm may be caused by an infection or inflammation ... CT is used to watch the growth of a thoracic aortic aneurysm. Echocardiogram - This ultrasound exam is used to study the heart ... All types of abdominal aortic aneurysms occur in the part of the aorta that passes through the middle to low abdomen. ...
*  Coarctation of the aorta
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 99 (5): 1827. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.12.090. PMID 25952224. Beekman, Robert H.; Rocchini ... 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 ...
*  Aortic dissection
Dissection of both the thoracic and abdominal aorta Play media Dissection of both the thoracic and abdominal aorta An aortogram ... localized to either the ascending aorta or descending aorta or involves both the ascending and descending aorta. Type I - ... Chest radiography may demonstrate a change in the morphology of the thoracic aorta which can be seen in aortic dissection. ... Individuals with Marfan syndrome tend to have aneurysms of the aorta and are more prone to proximal dissections of the aorta. ...
*  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 ... 2007). "Thoracic aortic aneurysm: direct sign of rupture" (pdf). Cardiovasc J Afr. 18 (3): 180-1. PMID 17612751. Nishigami K, ... Acute aortic syndrome (AAS) describes a range of severe, painful, potentially life-threatening abnormalities of the aorta. ... Causes can include aortic dissection, intramural hematoma, penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer or a thoracic aneurysm that has ...
*  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 begins at the lower border of the fourth thoracic vertebra where it is continuous with the aortic ... The descending thoracic aorta is part of the aorta, which has different parts named according to their structure or location. ...
*  Thoracic aorta injury
Injury of the thoracic aorta refers to any injury which affects the portion of the aorta which lies within the chest cavity. ... Injuries of the thoracic aorta are usually the result of physical trauma; however, they can also be the result of a ... In the ascending aorta (the portion of the aorta which is almost vertical), one mechanism of injury is torsion (a two-way ... "Overview of traumatic injury of the thoracic aorta". Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North ...
*  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 ...
*  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 ...
*  Cardiothoracic anesthesiology
Thoracic Aorta; page 732-737 Stephen J Thomas; Manual of Cardiac Anesthsia, William A dell, chapter 15, page 387-396, 1984 ... Fellows are trained to manage all type of thoracic surgeries which include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), open ... usually placed in the aorta or femoral artery, is used to return blood to the arterial circulation. The process of preparation ... thoracic aortic aneurysm repair, aortic dissection repair, heart transplants, lung transplants, heart/lung transplants, and ...
*  Earl Wood
Grace, JB; Fox, IJ; Crowley, WP Jr; Wood, EH (November 1957). "Thoracic-aorta flow in man". J Appl Physiol. 11 (3): 405-418. ...
*  Chlorzoxazone
"Chlorzoxazone inhibit contraction of rat thoracic aorta". Eur J Pharmacol. 545 (2-3): 161-6. doi:10.1016/j.ejphar.2006.06.063. ...
*  Pulse pressure
Nataf P, Lansac E (2006). "Dilation of the thoracic aorta: medical and surgical management". Heart. 92: 1345-52. doi:10.1136/ ... 33 (6): 1385 -- Hypertension Nataf P, Lansac E (2006). "Dilation of the thoracic aorta: medical and surgical management". Heart ... The aorta has the highest compliance in the arterial system due in part to a relatively greater proportion of elastin fibers ... If the aorta becomes rigid in conditions such as arteriosclerosis or atherosclerosis, the pulse pressure would be very high. ...
*  Pulmonary vein
... the left in front of the descending thoracic aorta. Occasionally the three lobar veins on the right side remain separate, and ... The anterior thoracic wall, the airways and the pulmonary vessels anterior to the root of the lung have been digitally removed ...
*  Chest tube
Injuries to the thoracic aorta and heart can also occur. Minor complications include a subcutaneous hematoma or seroma, anxiety ... link) "Compact Digital Thoracic Drain Systems for the Management of Thoracic Surgical Patients: A Review of the Clinical ... British Thoracic Society recommends the tube is inserted in an area described as the "safe zone", a region bordered by: the ... The use of chest tubes in postoperative thoracic care was reported in 1922, and they were regularly used post-thoracotomy in ...
*  Traumatic aortic rupture
Damage can also be in the lower thoracic or abdominal aorta. The aorta is not always torn completely through; it may also tear ... The aorta may also be torn at the point where it is connected to the heart. The aorta may be completely torn away from the ... Death occurs immediately after traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta 75%-90% of the time since bleeding is so severe, and 80- ... Vloeberghs M, Duinslaeger M, Van den Brande P, Cham B, Welch W (1988). "Posttraumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta". Acta Chir ...
*  Joseph Halla
über Aneurysmen der Brustaorta (1864) - On aneurysms of the thoracic aorta. Pagel: Biographisches Lexikon (translated biography ...
*  Pulmonary sequestration
In ILS, the arterial supply usually is derived from the lower thoracic or upper abdominal aorta. Venous drainage is usually to ... Pulmonary sequestrations usually get their blood supply from the thoracic aorta. (intrapulmonary sequestration drains via ... of pulmonary sequestrations is derived from the thoracic or abdominal aorta. The remaining 25% of sequestrations receive their ... The creation of a left-right shunt, where blood flows in a shortcut through the feed off the aorta. Chronic infection. Diseases ...
*  Interrupted aortic arch
There is a gap between the ascending and descending thoracic aorta. In a sense it is the complete form of a coarctation of the ... Interrupted aortic arch is a very rare heart defect (affecting 3 per million live births) in which the aorta is not completely ... aorta. Almost all patients also have other cardiac anomalies, including a ventricular septal defect (VSD), aorto-pulmonary ...
*  Víctor Barrio
The autopsy revealed that Barrio's lungs and thoracic aorta had been pierced. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy paid tribute ...
*  Arthur Ernest Sansom
The physical diagnosis of diseases of the heart and thoracic aorta. 1876. "Arthur Ernest Sansom, M.D. Lond., F.R.C.P". Br. Med ...
*  Sympathetic ganglion
Schematic Illustration of Sympathetic Innervation The thoracic aorta, viewed from the left side. Scheme showing structure of a ... There are usually 22-23 pairs of these ganglia: 3 in the cervical region (cervical ganglia), 11 in the thoracic region (note ... Throughout human evolution, the first thoracic and inferior cervical ganglia merged - and this resulting ganglion is called the ... a visceral organ in the thoracic cavity, abdominal cavity, or pelvic cavity. ...
*  Sarafotoxin
In rat thoracic aorta, the contractile activity is grouped as follows: ET-1 > SRTX-b > SRTX-a > SRTX-c at lower concentrations ...
*  Machine perfusion
Owens JC, Prevedel AE, Swan H. Prolonged experimental occlusion of thoracic aorta during hypothermia. Arch Surg 1955;70:95-97. ... and their thoracic aortas were occluded for 2 hours, their kidneys showed no apparent damage when the dogs were rewarmed. This ...
*  Bronchial artery
The single right bronchial artery usually arises from one of the following: 1) the thoracic aorta at a common trunk with the ... The left bronchial arteries (superior and inferior) usually arise directly from the thoracic aorta. ... arch of the aorta, and the descending aorta." Histology image: 13903loa - Histology Learning System at Boston University ... Anatomy figure: 21:06-06 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Branches of the ascending aorta, ...
*  Thoracic aortic plexus
The thoracic aortic plexus is a sympathetic plexus in the region of the thoracic aorta. This article incorporates text in the ...
*  List of diseases (C)
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*  Amira (software)
"Patient-specific blood flow simulation through an aneurysmal thoracic aorta with a folded proximal neck". Numerical Methods in ... Am Thoracic Soc. 181: A6264. doi:10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2010.181.1_meetingabstracts.a6264. Awasthi, V.; Holter, J.; Thorp, K ...