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Descending aortic dissection

A separation of the layers within the wall of the descending aorta. Tears in the intimal layer result in the propagation of dissection (proximally or… Expand
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2019
2019
OBJECTIVES Large aortic diameter is considered the most frequent cause of aortic dissection. However, this assumption relies on… Expand
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2015
2015
An 86-year-old woman was referred for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) because of recurrent severe aortic stenosis… Expand
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2015
2015
Descending aortic dissection (DAD) is associated with high morbidity and mortality rates. Aortic wall stiffness is a variable… Expand
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2015
2015
BACKGROUND Stanford type B dissection of the descending aorta is a potentially fatal condition that is poorly understood. Limited… Expand
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2009
2009
OBJECTIVE Aneurysms or dissections can involve multiple aortic segments in patients with Marfan syndrome, requiring staged… Expand
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2003
2003
We report the unusual case of a 55-year-old man with a history of hypertension and dyslipidemia who presented with acute coronary… Expand
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND Acute aortic dissection is a life-threatening medical condition that is associated with high morbidity and mortality… Expand
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1998
1998
BACKGROUND Aortic fenestration is used clinically to treat organ ischemia in acute descending aortic dissection. However… Expand
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1996
1996
The development of aortoesophageal fistula after aortic repair is rare. We describe a patient who presented with hematemesis 4… Expand
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1989
1989
The natural history of an aortic dissection is either endothelialization of the false lumen forming a so-called double-barrelled… Expand
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