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… (More)
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1935-2018
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2016
Review
2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of the Controlling Nutritional Status (CONUT) score on survival compared… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) can lead to devastating outcomes including vasospasm, cognitive decline, and even death… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The major function of vascular smooth muscle cells (SMCs) is contraction to regulate blood pressure and flow. SMC contractile… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
We have recently described two kindreds presenting thoracic aortic aneurysm and/or aortic dissection (TAAD) and patent ductus… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Optimal operative decision making in thoracic aortic aneurysms requires accurate information on the risk of… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE A decade after the first report of descending thoracic aortic aneurysm (DTA) repair with endografts, a commercial… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Prior work has clarified the cumulative, lifetime risk of rupture or dissection based on the size of thoracic… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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