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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. ...
*  Intracranial aneurysm
Coarctation of the aorta is also a known risk factor, as is arteriovenous malformation. Genetic conditions associated with ...
*  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 ...
*  Human embryogenesis
Aorta-gonad-mesonephros CDX2 Development of the reproductive system Development of the urinary system Developmental biology ... This will divide to form the aorta and pulmonary artery; the bulbus cordis will develop into the right (primitive) ventricle; ...
*  Exhalation
Peripheral chemoreceptors are located in the aorta and carotid arteries. They respond to changing blood levels of oxygen, ...
*  Dextro-Transposition of the great arteries
The aorta and pulmonary artery can also be side by side, with aorta on either side. This is a less common variant, and with ... The procedure involves transecting both the aorta and pulmonary artery; the coronary arteries are then detached from the aorta ... In the majority of d-TGA cases, the aorta is anterior and to the right of the pulmonary artery, but it can also be directly ... The oxygen-rich ("red") blood then returns to the left heart, via the pulmonary veins, and is pumped through the aorta to the ...
*  Abe Fortas
Fortas died from a ruptured aorta on April 5, 1982. His memorial service was held at the Kennedy Center with Isaac Stern and ...
*  Christopher "Crip" McWilliams
Wright died of the final shot which lacerated his aorta. The three men then returned to their wing and surrendered to prison ...
*  Familial aortic dissection
Mutations in the genes TGFBR 1 and 2 are known to cause dissections in aortas with normal diameter size (>4.3 cm) and gene FPN1 ... Familial aortic dissection or FAD refers to the splitting of the wall of the aorta in either the arch, ascending or descending ... FAD is thought to be passed down as an autosomal dominant disease and once inherited will result in dissection of the aorta, ... Dissection refers to the actual tearing open of the aorta. However, the exact gene(s) involved has not yet been identified. It ...
*  Foramen of Panizza
Deoxygenated blood from the right ventricle, sitting in the left aorta, can flow into the right aorta through the foramen of ... The foramen of Panizza (named for anatomist Bartolomeo Panizza) is a hole that connects the left and right aorta as they leave ... When the heart is relaxed, some oxygenated blood from the left ventricle, sitting in the right aorta, can flow into the left ... Two vessels, the left aorta and the pulmonary artery, exit the right ventricle. Blood from the right ventricle goes to the ...
*  Maria Carmela Lico
ISBN 978-85-88561-02-1. Lico, M. C. (1958). "Method of permanent lateral cannulation of the aorta in toads". Revista de la ...
*  Alexander Savvas
About the position of the bifurcation of the aorta (1940). • About the collection "Valsamaki" (July 1940). • Rare periptosis ...
*  Extracellular
"Proteomics Characterization of Extracellular Space Components in the Human Aorta". Molecular & Cellular Proteomics. 9 (9): 2048 ...
*  Free-radical theory of aging
2005). "Calorie restriction protects against age-related rat aorta sclerosis". FASEB Journal. 19 (13): 1863-5. Ungvari Z, ...
*  Notching of the ribs
LearningRadiology.com > Coarctation Of the Aorta Retrieved August 2010 "Medcyclopaedia - Rib notching". Retrieved 2010-04-15. ...
*  Anomalous pulmonary venous connection
Total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage and coarctation of the aorta". Images Paediatr Cardiol. 11 (1): 7-9. ISSN 1729-441X. ...
*  Robert Traylor
In the 2005 offseason, Traylor had surgery on his aorta. He then signed on with the New Jersey Nets for the 2005-06 NBA season ...
*  Chuck Rodee
Rodee suffered a ruptured aorta and lapsed into a coma. He was pronounced dead after emergency surgery failed to save him. He ...
*  Shark
... which come together to form the dorsal aorta. The blood flows from the dorsal aorta throughout the body. The deoxygenated blood ... Here the shark pumps blood to its gills via the ventral aorta artery where it branches into afferent brachial arteries. ...
*  Higenamine
"Endothelium-dependent higenamine-induced aortic relaxation in isolated rat aorta". Planta Medica. 63 (2): 130-2. doi:10.1055/s- ...
*  Relapsing polychondritis
Cardiovascular system: Relapsing polychrondritis may cause inflammation of the aorta. It can also cause leaky heart valves ( ...
*  Rinat Mardanshin
It is believed he had a blood cot in his aorta. Russia national speedway team In memory of the driver (in Russian) speedyway.ru ...
*  Fetal aortic stenosis
The aortic valve is a one way valve that is located between the left ventricle and the aorta, keeping blood from leaking back ... It has three leaflets that separate when the ventricle contracts to allow blood to move from the ventricle to the aorta. These ... This maintains the connection between the aorta and the systemic circulation. A balloon atrial septostomy is also done. This ... there is a decrease in the forward movement of blood into the aorta. Fetal aortic stenosis impairs left ventricular development ...
*  Claudio J. Schonholz
He is considered[by whom?]a pioneer in the field of endovascular repairs of the aorta. Medical University of South Carolina ...
*  Epipharyngeal groove
The subnotochordal rod helps to stimulate development of the dorsal aorta. There is an opinion that these two structures are ...