Cystic medial necrosis of aorta

Known as: Cystic Medial Necrosis, cystic medionecrosis, Arterial cystic medial necrosis 
An idiopathic disorder characterized by the degeneration of the aortic media tissue and formation of cyst-like spaces. It may lead to aortic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Vascular smooth muscle cell (VSMC) accumulation is implicated in plaque development. In contrast, VSMC apoptosis is implicated in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE Bicuspid aortic valve disease is often associated with dilation of the aortic root and ascending aorta. This study… (More)
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1994
1994
BACKGROUND A primary arteriopathy is suspected in most patients with spontaneous dissections of the carotid artery, although the… (More)
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1990
1990
A retrospective analysis was performed to determine the surgical outcome and long-term follow-up of patients with documented… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty has been shown to be both feasible and efficacious for the treatment of aortic coarctation… (More)
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Review
1986
Review
1986
Cardiovascular diseases responsible for sudden unexpected death in highly conditioned athletes are largely related to the age of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Among 161 necropsy cases of aortic dissection, 87 (54%) were type I, 34 (21%) type II, and 40 (25%) type III, and an intimal tear… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
The histologic changes that occur in the media of the normal aorta at various ages were studied in 100 normal aortas. These… (More)
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1957
1957
In 4 patients with aortic stenosis and regurgitation, progressive dilatation of the ascending aorta and dissecting aneurysm… (More)
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