• Hypertension
  • Alcohol and hypertension: The inflammation caused by prolonged use of alcohol and hypertensive effects from abdominal edema which leads to hemorrhoids, esophageal varices, and other conditions, is also considered a long-term cause of AAA. (wikipedia.org)
  • fistula
  • Avoidance of a potential tracheoinnominate fistula by innominate artery re-implantation in a four year old girl with tracheostomy dependence and Pfeiffer syndrome. (mayo.edu)
  • intercostal
  • Furthermore, these results indicated that maintenance of intraoperative collateral circulation to spinal cord might be important instead of reconstruction of intercostal arteries associated with postoperative paraplegia. (ahajournals.org)
  • 2) Collateral flow through superficial chest wall veins such as the internal mammary and intercostal veins into the azygos (if right-sided occlusion) or hemiazygos (if left-sided) or into inferior epigastric veins. (blogspot.com)
  • ultrasound
  • In the United States, screening with abdominal ultrasound is recommended for males between 65 and 75 years of age with a history of smoking. (wikipedia.org)
  • Subsequent
  • Subsequent enhanced CT scan showed numerous large aortic mural thrombi ( Figure 1 ). (ahajournals.org)
  • A prespecified aim of WASID was to identify patients at highest risk for stroke in the territory of the stenotic artery who would be the target group for a subsequent trial comparing intracranial stenting with medical therapy. (labome.org)
  • Patients
  • Patients must have unresectable pancreatic cancer evaluated by radiologist and/or surgeon according to either abdominal CT or MRI, or intra-operative findings. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • surgical
  • Davila VJ, Stone W, Duncan AA , Wood E, Jordan WD Jr, Zea N, Sternbergh WC 3rd, Money SR. A multicenter experience with the surgical treatment of infected abdominal aortic endografts. (mayo.edu)