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*  Percutaneous aortic valve replacement
... as well as in people with comorbidities such as cerebrovascular and peripheral arterial disease, chronic kidney disease, and ... Until recently, surgical aortic valve replacement was the standard of care in adults with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis. ... Percutaneous aortic valve replacement (PAVR), also known as transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) or transcatheter ... "Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Devices". Retrieved December 2013. Agarwal S, et al. (Feb 2015). "Transcatheter aortic ...
*  MASS syndrome
... and mild dilatation of the aortic root. Individuals with MASS syndrome do not have progressive aortic enlargement or lens ... Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center [Internet]. Available from: https://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/diseases/8489/mass- ... Aortic root diameter may be at the upper limits of normal for body size, but unlike Marfan syndrome there is not progression to ... MASS stands for: Mitral valve prolapse, Aortic root diameter at upper limits of normal for body size, Stretch marks of the skin ...
*  Aortic dissection
A bicuspid aortic valve (a type of congenital heart disease involving the aortic valve) is found in 7-14% of individuals who ... Turner syndrome also increases the risk of aortic dissection, by aortic root dilatation. Chest trauma leading to aortic ... Individuals who have undergone aortic valve replacement for aortic insufficiency are at particularly high risk because aortic ... Aortic dissection is more common in those with a history of high blood pressure, a number of connective tissue diseases that ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Cardiovascular Disorders: Heart Disease: Valvular: Aortic Valve
Health Conditions and Diseases Cardiovascular Disorders Heart Disease Valvular Aortic Valve 6 ... NHS Choices: Aortic Valve Replacement Provides information on this surgical procedure. Includes details of why it is used, ... About.com: Explains what aortic stenosis is and looks at when it should be treated and what options there are. ... Consumer health resource center providing information on causes, symptoms, and treatment option of aortic aneurysms. ...
*  Aortography
PMC 324936 . The Task Force for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Aortic Diseases of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) (1 ... "Imaging of thoracic aortic disease". The British Journal of Radiology. 84 (3): S338-S354. doi:10.1259/bjr/30655825. PMC 3473913 ... "2014 ESC Guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of aortic diseases". European Heart Journal. 35 (41): 2873-2926. doi:10.1093 ... The diagnosis of aortic dissection can be made by visualization of the intimal flap and flow of contrast material in both the ...
*  John Elefteriades
He serves as the Director of the Yale Center for Thoracic Aortic Disease. He received his undergraduate degree with a triple ... He specializes and practises suspended animation on his patients "About the Director". Yale Center for Thoracic Aortic Disease ...
*  Fibrillin 1
Milewicz DM, Dietz HC, Miller DC (Mar 2005). "Treatment of aortic disease in patients with Marfan syndrome". Circulation. 111 ( ... Marfan Syndrome is a congenital disease that arises from a mutation in the FBN-1 gene. This leads to the malformation and ... This provides the explanation for the aortic aneurysms and prolapsed valves that are commonly associated with Marfan Syndrome. ... Whiteman P, Hutchinson S, Handford PA (2006). "Fibrillin-1 misfolding and disease". Antioxidants & Redox Signaling. 8 (3-4): ...
*  Valvular heart disease
Aortic and mitral valve disease are termed left heart diseases. Diseases of these valves are more prevalent than disease of the ... Valvular heart disease is any disease process involving one or more of the four valves of the heart (the aortic and bicuspid ... The Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Associated Aortic Disease. In: Valvular Heart Disase, 4th, Otto CM, Bonow RO. (Eds), Saunders/ ... Pulmonary and tricuspid valve diseases are right heart diseases. Pulmonary valve diseases are the least common heart valve ...
*  Vascular myelopathy
However, TIAs can result from emboli in calcific aortic disease and aortic coarctation. Spinal arteriovenous malformations ( ... Gradual onset diseases are more common (85-90% of all diseases leading to a diagnosis of malformation) and are usually due to ... Malformations can be recognised as part of an acute illness or gradual onset disease. In diseases such as subarachnoid ... Vascular myelopathy (vascular disease of the spinal cord) refers to an abnormality of the spinal cord in regard to its blood ...
*  Hybrid cardiac surgery
Endovascular stenting versus open surgery for thoracic aortic disease: systematic review and metaanalysis of the results. ... The conventional approach for treatment of aortic valve stenosis is surgical replacement of the aortic valve. This procedure ... However, TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve implantation) has emerged as a valid alternative for patients in whom conventional ... This method may even be applied to pathologies of the aortic arch and the distal descending aorta. A common complication of ...
*  Duke Cameron
Broccoli Center for Aortic Diseases , at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. His clinical interests include: Adult and pediatric ... Duke E. Cameron at Johns Hopkins Medicine Aortic Root Replacement in 372 Marfan Patients: Evolution of Operative Repair Over 30 ... cardiac surgery Cardiac transplantation Marfan syndrome Mitral valve repair Aortic surgery including valve-sparing aortic root ...
*  Michael L. Marin
2006 Feb ;145 (2):127-30, 165 16509418 (P,S,E,B) PMID 16509418 Endovascular therapy for aortic disease. Michael D Addis, Donald ... Michael L. Marin is an American vascular surgeon, the first in the United States to perform minimally invasive aortic aneurysm ... 13 (3):330-7 16784320 (P,S,E,B) PMID 16784320 Branched endografts for treatment of complex aortic aneurysms. Donald T Baril, ... 2007 ;37 (1):78-81 17186353 (P,S,E,B,D) PMID 17186353 Endovascular Stent-Graft Repair of Failed Endovascular Abdominal Aortic ...
*  Gordon H. Mansfield
United States Army portal Mansfield died of an aortic disease in Washington, D.C., on January 29, 2013. Gordon H. Mansfield. " ...
*  Endovascular aneurysm repair
... most commonly an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). When used to treat thoracic aortic disease, the procedure is then ... particularly to address aortic branch points near the diseased aortic segment. One example in the treatment of thoracic aortic ... In patients with thoracic aortic disease involving the arch and descending aorta, it is not always possible to perform a ... 2002). "Aortic neck angulation predicts adverse outcome with endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair". J Vasc Surg. 35 (3 ...
*  List of OMIM disorder codes
MYH11 Aortic aneurysm, familial thoracic 6; 611788; ACTA2 Aortic valve disease; 109730; NOTCH1 Apert syndrome; 101200; FGFR2 ... RNF212 Refsum disease; 266500; PEX7 Refsum disease; 266500; PHYH Refsum disease, infantile form; 266510; PEX26 Refsum disease, ... PSEN1 Alzheimer disease-10; 104300; AD10 Alzheimer disease-2; 104310; APOE Alzheimer disease-4; 606889; PSEN2 Alzheimer disease ... RLBP1 Niemann-Pick disease, type A; 257200; SMPD1 Niemann-Pick disease, type B; 607616; SMPD1 Niemann-Pick disease, type C1; ...
*  Framingham Risk Score
4) Aortic disease: Aortic atherosclerosis, thoracic aortic aneurysm, and abdominal aortic aneurysm. An individual's risk for ... peripheral arterial disease (PAD) abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) diabetes mellitus Chronic Kidney Disease The Framingham/ATP ... 2) Cerebrovascular disease, stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA). 3) Peripheral arterial disease, intermittent ... In order to assess the 10-year cardiovascular disease risk, cerebrovascular events, peripheral artery disease and heart failure ...
*  Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions
The AICC also represents experts in aortic disease such as Marfan Syndrome and other systemic diseases which affect the heart ... Individually, many of these diseases are rare, but in total they affect a large number of people worldwide. They are an ... Its members are involved in research into the natural history, diagnosis and management of these diseases, including projects ... These include heart muscle diseases such as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, dilated cardiomyopathy, noncompaction cardiomyopathy, ...
*  Dong Kim
... and Moyamoya disease, along with thoracic aortic disease. Am J. Hum Genet. 84(5):617-617, 2009. Epub 2009 Apr 30. Tran-Fadulu V ... Locus Specific Phenotypes for Familial Aortic Disease. Circulation. In press. Guo DC, Pannu H, Tran-Fadulu VT, Papke C, Yu RK, ... Familial aggregation of both aortic and cerebral aneurysms: evidence for a common genetic basis in a subset of families. J ... A Novel Locus for Familial Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissection Mapped to 15q24-26 (TAAD3): ...
*  Ankle pressure
Bilateral decrease of ankle pressure can be seen e.g. in aortic disease, and in a young(ish) patient aortic coarctation should ... The blood pressure at the ankle is a simple exam for peripheral artery disease (PAD). Often the ankle pressure is divided by ... Novo S (March 2002). "Classification, epidemiology, risk factors, and natural history of peripheral arterial disease". Diabetes ... "Peripheral Arterial Disease in People with Diabetes". Diabetes Care. 26 (12): 3333-3341. doi:10.2337/diacare.26.12.3333. PMID ...
*  David L. Reich
ACCF/AHA/AATS/ACR/ASA/SCA/SCAI/SIR/STS/SVM Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Thoracic Aortic Disease ... Rhee AJ, Fischer GW, Reich DL (2010). "Manifestation of Aortic Root Abscess From Acute Bacterial Endocarditis". J Cardiothorac ...
*  ACTA2
Mutations in this gene cause a variety of vascular diseases, such as thoracic aortic disease, coronary artery disease, stroke, ... GeneReviews/NIH/NCBI/UW entry on Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Aortic Dissections Human ACTA2 genome location and ACTA2 gene ... Alpha-actin-2 also known as actin, aortic smooth muscle or alpha smooth muscle actin (α-SMA, SMactin, alpha-SM-actin, ASMA) is ... Ueyama H, Hamada H, Battula N, Kakunaga T (1984). "Structure of a human smooth muscle actin gene (aortic type) with a unique ...
*  Alain Carpentier
August 2002). "Aortic cusp extension valvuloplasty for rheumatic aortic valve disease: midterm results". The Annals of Thoracic ... May 2003). "Long-term evaluation of the replacement of the trachea with an autologous aortic graft". The Annals of Thoracic ...
*  Cardiac neural crest cells
In humans, mutations in Notch most often result in bicuspid aortic valve disease and calcification of the aortic valve. Bone ... Garg V. et al "Mutations in NOTCH1 cause aortic valve disease." Nature September 2005 437(7056) p 270 - 274. doi:10.1038/ ... The cardiac outflow tract is a temporary structure in the developing embryo that connects the ventricles with the aortic sac. ... Pompa J. L. and Epstein J. A. "Coordination tissue interactions: notch signalling in cardiac development and disease." ...
*  P. G. T. Beauregard
The cause of death was "heart disease, aortic insufficiency, and probably myocarditis." Edmund Kirby Smith, the last surviving ... In April and May, the Confederates lost almost as many men to death by disease in Corinth as had been killed in battle at ...
*  Behçet's disease
Chronic aortic regurgitation due to aortic root disease may also be seen. Blood vessel problems are observed in 7-29% of people ... With Behçet's disease as an intercurrent disease in pregnancy, the pregnancy does not have an adverse effect on the course of ... Inflammatory eye disease can develop early in the disease course and lead to permanent vision loss in 20 percent of cases. ... Behçet's disease has a high degree of resemblance to diseases that cause mucocutaneous lesions such as Herpes simplex labialis ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 390-459: diseases of the circulatory system
392) Rheumatic chorea (394) Diseases of mitral valve (395) Diseases of aortic valve (396) Diseases of mitral and aortic valves ... Aortic aneurysm and dissection (441.0) Aortic Dissection (441.3) Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, ruptured (441.4) Abdominal aortic ... Ischemic heart disease, chronic, other (414.9) Ischemic heart disease, chronic, unspec. (415) Acute pulmonary heart disease ( ... Hyperkinetic heart disease (429.83) Takotsubo syndrome (429.89) Other ill-defined heart diseases (429.9) Heart disease ...
*  Aortic valve repair
Ascending aortic aneurysm > 50mm and connective tissue disease Ascending aortic aneurysm > 50mm and risk factors and connective ... of the aortic valve. Thus, congenital aortic stenosis may be treated by aortic valve repair. In acquired aortic stenosis valve ... In most instances aortic valve repair will be performed for aortic regurgitation (insufficiency). Aortic valve repair may also ... It can also become necessary for the treatment of aortic aneurysm, less frequently for congenital aortic stenosis. An aortic ...