• arch
  • Enhanced chest CT images demonstrated pericardial effusion and a saccular aneurysm with a maximum diameter of 5cm, which was associated with a thrombus in the distal aortic arch. (umin.ac.jp)
  • During the procedure, a hole was found in the lesser curvature of the aneurysm, which had directly ruptured into the pericardial space, and a graft replacement of the aortic arch was performed using selective cerebral perfusion. (umin.ac.jp)
  • Aortic arch (three branches): The brachiocephalic artery divides into the right subclavian artery, which provides blood to the right arm and other areas, and right common carotid artery, which supplies the right side of the head and neck. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • See also aortic arch . (thefreedictionary.com)
  • these are further classified as ascending, aortic arch, or descending aneurysms. (wikipedia.org)
  • In patients presenting with aneurysm of the arch of the aorta, a common sign is a hoarse voice from stretching of the left recurrent laryngeal nerve, a branch of the vagus nerve that winds around the aortic arch to supply the muscles of the larynx. (wikipedia.org)
  • stenosis
  • We selected the Senning operation because there was the possibility that the new aortic valve might develop persistent stenosis and regurgitation after ASO and pulmonary valvotomy. (umin.ac.jp)
  • blunt
  • In fact, aortic disruption due to blunt chest trauma is the second leading cause of injury death behind traumatic brain injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • Causes of increased pericardial effusion include hypothyroidism, physical trauma (either penetrating trauma involving the pericardium or blunt chest trauma), pericarditis (inflammation of the pericardium), iatrogenic trauma (during an invasive procedure), and myocardial rupture. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute
  • This was acquired and shows a very dramatic rupture with a huge amount of active contrast extravasation in keeping with acute haemorrhage. (radiopaedia.org)
  • cardiac
  • A 78-year male who underwent cardiac surgery experienced balloon rupture and entrapment in the right femoral artery during the postoperative follow-up. (hindawi.com)
  • trauma
  • An angiogram will often show an irregular outpouching beyond the takeoff of the left subclavian artery at the aortic isthmus, representing an aortic pseudoaneurysm caused by the trauma. (wikipedia.org)
  • The effusion can occur rapidly (as in the case of trauma or myocardial rupture), or over a more gradual period of time (as in cancer). (wikipedia.org)
  • Coronary artery disease Hypertension Loeys-Dietz Syndrome Hypercholesterolemia Hyperhomocysteinemia Elevated C-reactive protein Tobacco use Peripheral vascular disease Marfan syndrome Ehlers-Danlos type IV Bicuspid Aortic Valve Syphilis IgG4-related disease Pregnancy An aortic aneurysm can occur as a result of trauma, infection, or, most commonly, from an intrinsic abnormality in the elastin and collagen components of the aortic wall. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • The care given to patients after ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (rAAA) in the US outstrips that in English NHS hospitals, according to a major new study published as part of a special issue of The Lancet ahead of the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session. (eurekalert.org)
  • Prevention will prolong the lives of many more patients with AAA in the future than efforts to improve treatment of ruptured AAA. (eurekalert.org)
  • What are the biggest post-surgical risks for aortic aneurysm patients? (reference.com)
  • syndrome
  • A case of successful surgical revascularization for mid-aortic syndrome is reported, with discussion of the operative method. (umin.ac.jp)
  • lower
  • This full color medical-legal illustration displays the normal anatomy of the lower leg and the rupture of the achilles (cal. (indexedvisuals.com)