LI. Observations concerning the body of his late Majesty, October 26, 1760

  title={LI. Observations concerning the body of his late Majesty, October 26, 1760},
  author={Frank Harold Nicholls and George Parker},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={265 - 275}
My Lord, The Inclosed papers have been laid before the Lord Chamberlain, for his majesty's inspection; and his Majesty's answer was, That he saw no reason, why they may not be made public. 
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Revisiting the Death and Autopsy of King George II

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One of the early descriptions of broken heart, meaning rupture of either ventricle, is presented as reported in the postmortem examination of the second of England's Hanover kings, George II.

A Brief History of Aortic Pathology and Surgery

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    Surgical Management of Aortic Pathology
  • 2019
A growing body of clinical observations and speculations about the mechanisms of disease eventually led to treatments using foreign material such as needles, wires, and electric current, aiming at stimulating inflammation and clotting to prevent rupture of the aneurysmatic lesion.

Dissecting Aneurysm of the Aorta

From the Veterans Administration Center, Wadsworth, Kansas, Dissecting aneurysm of the aorta is still a rare disease.

Aortic Dissection A 250-Year Perspective 8th Current Trends in Aortic and Cardiothoracic Surgery

The historical evolution of AD and the current knowledge and available evidence surrounding some of the most important aspects of the disease are reviewed, including present-day treatment guidelines for acute type B aortic dissection.

Registro multicéntrico de disección aórtica aguda: Estudio RADAR. Resultados preliminares

Resumen es: Introduccion El sindrome aortico agudo (SAA) representa aun hoy una de las mas serias afecciones cardiovasculares debido a su alta morbilidad y mortalida...

Point-of-care Ultrasound Diagnosis of an Atypical Acute Aortic Dissection

The prompt use of point-of-care ultrasound detected an intimal flap within the abdominal aorta allowing immediate surgical consultation and intervention on an acute aortic dissection presenting as abrupt onset, atraumatic leg pain with absent distal extremity pulses.

Ascending Aortic Dissection, Penetrating Aortic Ulcer, and Intramural Hematoma

Diverse options include the extent of repair to be attempted, use of hybrid endovascular modalities (such as frozen elephant trunk technique), cannulation site, and cerebral perfusion strategy, yet the optimal approach to surgery remains unknown.

Chronic Type B Aortic Dissection

Emerging evidence suggests that physical exercise is probably doing more good than harm for patients with type B dissection, and the endovascular treatment (TEVAR) is the preferred treatment option for CTBAD, compared to OSR, and has been evaluated in population-based studies and registries.

Acute Aortic Dissection: an Update

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