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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND The high incidence of aortic disease in subjects with congenital aortic valve malformations suggests a causative… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is a rare cause of acute myocardial ischaemia. Eight consecutive fatal cases which… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
A distinct arterial lesion was observed in the large abdominal muscular arteries in three autopsied patients. The salient… Expand
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Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
A technique for complete replacement of the aortic valve and ascending aorta in cases of aneurysm of the ascending aorta with… Expand
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