Bulb of aorta

Known as: Root of aorta, root aortic, Bulbus aortae 
The portion of the ascending aorta between the aortic annulus and the sinotubular junction.

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2010
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2010
The diagnosis of Marfan syndrome (MFS) relies on defined clinical criteria (Ghent nosology), outlined by international expert… (More)
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2008
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2008
BACKGROUND Progressive enlargement of the aortic root, leading to dissection, is the main cause of premature death in patients… (More)
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2005
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2005
The ability of cardiac stem cells (CSCs) to promote myocardial repair under clinically relevant conditions (i.e., when delivered… (More)
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1994
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1994
Initial description of apolipoprotein (apo) E-deficient transgenic mice demonstrated the development of severe… (More)
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1994
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1994
BACKGROUND B-type or brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) is a novel natriuretic peptide secreted from the heart that forms a peptide… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND The aortic root enlarges progressively in Marfan's syndrome, and this enlargement is associated with aortic… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Recommendations are presented for standardized imaging planes and display conventions for two-dimensional echocardiography in the… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
A number of patients who require an operation for complications of annuloaortic ectasia, such as aortic incompetence or aneurysm… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Using a specific radioimmunoassay for human brain natriuretic peptide (hBNP) with a monoclonal antibody, we have investigated its… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Two-dimensional echocardiography is increasingly used to measure aortic root dimensions, which provide prognostic information in… (More)
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