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Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic

Known as: ANEURYSM, THORACIC AORTIC, ANEURYSM, THORACIC, Aortic Aneurysms, Thoracic 
An abnormal balloon- or sac-like dilatation in the wall of the THORACIC AORTA. This proximal descending portion of aorta gives rise to the visceral… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections are a main feature of connective tissue disorders, such as Marfan syndrome and Loeys… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
This paper addresses clinical controversies and uncertainties regarding thoracic aortic aneurysm and its treatment. 1) Estimating… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Between 43,000 and 47,000 people die annually in the United States from diseases of the aorta and its branches and continues to… Expand
Review
2005
Review
2005
Aneurysms of the aorta are at times evaluated and treated by physicians from a number of specialties. Indeed, whereas cardiac… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE The objective of this study was to assess the initial and 1-year outcome of endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Prior work has clarified the cumulative, lifetime risk of rupture or dissection based on the size of thoracic… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The natural history of thoracic aortic aneurysm is incompletely understood. Over the last 10 years, at Yale University… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Managing thoracic aortic aneurysms identified incidentally by increased use of computed tomography, echocardiography, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND The usual treatment for thoracic aortic aneurysms is surgical replacement with a prosthetic graft, but the associated… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Thoracic aortic aneurysms were detected in 72 residents (44 women and 28 men) in a stable midwestern community over a 30-year… Expand