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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. ...
*  Aortic unfolding
With aging, the ascending portion of the thoracic aorta increases in length by approximately 12% per decade, whereas the ... This elongation causes the ascending aorta to appear as a vertical shadow on the left heart border. Aortic unfolding, though ... Sugawara, Jun (2008). "Age-Associated Elongation of the Ascending Aorta". Adults J Am Coll Cardiol Img. 1: 739-748. doi:10.1016 ... that shows widening of the mediastinum which may mimic the appearance of a thoracic aortic aneurysm. ...
*  Aortic arch
... the thoracic aorta has a maximum diameter of 40 mm at the root. By the time it becomes the ascending aorta, the diameter should ... The aortic arch, arch of the aorta or the transverse aortic arch (English: /eɪˈɔːrtɪk/) is the part of the aorta between the ... The diameter of the descending aorta should not exceed 25 mm. The arch of the Aorta lies within the mediastinum. The aortic ... The arch of aorta can be seen here, with the lungs to either side and emerging from the heart, below. A branch of the vagus ...
*  Superior epigastric artery
... brachiocephalic are collateral vessels to the thoracic aorta and abdominal aorta. If the abdominal aorta develops a significant ... A congenitally narrowed aorta, due to coarctation, is often associated with a significant enlargement of the internal thoracic ... Anatomy photo:18:07-0103 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Thoracic wall: Branches of the Internal Thoracic Artery" ... Huhmann W, Kunitsch G, Dalichau H (1976). "[Coarctation of the aorta on the plain chest x-ray (author's transl)]". Dtsch Med ...
*  Paravertebral ganglia
The thoracic aorta, viewed from the left side. This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of ... The ganglia are distinguished as cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and sacral and, except in the neck, they closely correspond in ... They are arranged thus: cervical ganglia - 3 ganglia thoracic ganglia - 12 ganglia lumbar ganglia - 4 ganglia sacral ganglia - ...
*  Thoracic duct
The arch of the aorta, and its branches. Deep lymph nodes and vessels of the thorax and abdomen (diagrammatic). The position ... "thoracic duct" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary Diagram at anatomyatlases.org Ultrasound Imaging the thoracic duct Instruction ... In adults, the thoracic duct is typically 38-45 cm in length and has an average diameter of about 5 mm. The vessel usually ... In adults, the thoracic duct transports up to 4 L of lymph per day. The first sign of a malignancy, especially an ...
*  Chest injury
... tamponade Myocardial contusion Traumatic arrest Hemopericardium Blood vessel injuries Traumatic aortic rupture Thoracic aorta ...
*  Thoracotomy
... or for access to the thoracic aorta or the anterior spine (the latter may be necessary to access tumors in the spine). A ... It is performed by surgeons (or emergency physicians under certain circumstances) to gain access to the thoracic organs, most ... Treatment to aid pain relief for this condition includes intra thoracic nerve blocks/opiates and epidurals although results ... The Annals of thoracic surgery. 59 (6): 1410-1415; discussion 1415-6. doi:10.1016/0003-4975(95)00196-R. PMID 7771819. Brodbelt ...
*  TRA
European Transport Research Conference Traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta, another name for traumatic aortic rupture ...
*  Daoud Hanania
"Traumatic Non-Penetrating Injury Causing Complete Transection of the Thoracic Aorta and Rupture of the Right Dome of the ... Denton Cooley in Houston, Texas in the late 1960s while he was a Fellow in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at Baylor ...
*  Aneurysm
The aorta, namely aortic aneurysms including thoracic aortic aneurysms and abdominal aortic aneurysms. The brain, including ... aortic aneurysms affecting the thoracic aorta, and abdominal aortic aneurysms. Aneurysms can arise in the heart itself ... The third stage of syphilis also manifests as aneurysm of the aorta, which is due to loss of the vasa vasorum in the tunica ... For aneurysms in the aorta, arms, legs, or head, the weakened section of the vessel may be replaced by a bypass graft that is ...
*  Extreme sport
Closed head injury Musculoskeletal injury Articular cartilage injuries Acute lung injury Pancreatic injury Thoracic aorta ...
*  List of arteries of the human body
The arteries of the trunk The descending aorta The thoracic aorta The abdominal aorta The common iliac arteries The hypogastric ... The aorta The arteries of the head and neck The common carotid artery Relations The external carotid artery The triangles of ...
*  Scapular anastomosis
Suprascapular artery Branches of subscapular artery Branches of thoracic aorta The transverse cervical artery gives off a ...
*  ICD-10 Chapter XIX: Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
Injury of thoracic aorta (S25.1) Injury of innominate or subclavian artery (S25.2) Injury of superior vena cava (S25.3) Injury ... sternum and thoracic spine (S22.0) Fracture of thoracic vertebra (S22.1) Multiple fractures of thoracic spine (S22.2) Fracture ... Injury of other specified intrathoracic organs Diaphragm Lymphatic thoracic duct Oesophagus (thoracic part) Thymus gland (S27.9 ... Injury of abdominal aorta (S35.1) Injury of inferior vena cava (S35.2) Injury of coeliac or mesenteric artery (S35.3) Injury of ...
*  Goniopora toxin
... which induced a contraction of the thoracic aorta, portal vein, and mesenteric and femoral arteries via an action on the ...
*  Giuseppe Di Benedetto
On December 19, 1991 Di Benedetto had to operate in emergency, he made a substitution of thoracic aorta in a patient of 60 ... Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgeon, vol.43, no.1: 40-3, 1995 P. Masiello, A. Panza, E. Morena, A. Marotta, G. Bellieni, G. Di ... Archive of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol.XVIII, 4: 182, 1996 P. Masiello, E. Coscioni, A Panza, G. Mastrogiovanni, G ...
*  Organ of Zuckerkandl
... which arises near the thoracic aorta. This diffuse group of neuroendocrine sympathetic fibres was first described by Emil ... The term para-aortic body is also sometimes used to describe it, as it usually arises near the abdominal aorta, but this term ... The organ of Zuckerkandl is a chromaffin body derived from neural crest located at the bifurcation of the aorta or at the ...
*  List of MeSH codes (A07)
... aorta, abdominal MeSH A07.231.114.056.372 --- aorta, thoracic MeSH A07.231.114.056.847 --- sinus of valsalva MeSH A07.231. ... File "2006 MeSH Trees".) MeSH A07.231.114.056 --- aorta MeSH A07.231.114.056.205 --- ... thoracic arteries MeSH A07.231.114.891.525 --- mammary arteries MeSH A07.231.114.895 --- tibial arteries MeSH A07.231.114.920 ...
*  Subcostal arteries
... constitute the lowest pair of branches derived from the thoracic aorta, and are in series with the intercostal arteries. Each ... "Branches of the ascending aorta, arch of the aorta, and the descending aorta.". ... and is accompanied by the twelfth thoracic nerve. It then pierces the posterior aponeurosis of the Transversus abdominis, and, ...
*  Thoracic arteries
... can refer to: Internal thoracic artery Lateral thoracic artery Superior thoracic artery Thoracic aorta (less ...
*  Celiac artery
... is the first major branch of the abdominal aorta. It is 1.25 cm in length. Branching from the aorta at thoracic vertebra 12 ( ... Note that these three anterior branches of the abdominal aorta are distinct and cannot substitute for one another, although ... T12) in humans, it is one of three anterior/ midline branches of the abdominal aorta (the others are the superior and inferior ... "Parietal and visceral branches of the abdominal aorta." celiactrunk at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown ...
*  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. ...
*  Outline of human anatomy
Thoracic aorta Posterior intercostal arteries Subcostal artery Abdominal aorta Inferior phrenic artery Lumbar arteries Median ... Thoracic cavity The thoracic cavity is the chamber of the body of vertebrates that is protected by the thoracic wall. The ... of sternum Clavicular notch Jugular notch Sternal angle Xiphoid process Thoracic cage Thoracic cavity Superior thoracic ... Thoracic vertebrae Lumbar vertebrae Sacrum Dorsal surface Sacral cornu Sacral canal Sacral hiatus Coccyx Thoracic skeleton Ribs ...
*  Thoracic cavity
... which include the thoracic aorta, the pulmonary artery and all its branches, the superior and inferior vena cava, the pulmonary ... a superior thoracic aperture known as the thoracic inlet and a lower inferior thoracic aperture known as the thoracic outlet. ... the superior thoracic aperture also called the thoracic inlet, and a lower inferior thoracic aperture which is much larger than ... The thoracic cavity (or chest cavity) is the chamber of the body of vertebrates that is protected by the thoracic wall (rib ...
*  David Grant USAF Medical Center
In an effort to repair the aorta quickly enough to save Read's life, the surgeon sutured his aorta shut, cutting off all blood ... Thoracic Surgery (Inpatient, Outpatient) Ultrasound (Inpatient, Outpatient) Urgent care/Emergency Medicine (Outpatient) Urology ... operating under the supervision of a staff surgeon punctured the aorta of an active duty patient, Colton Read, during a ...