Thoracic aorta

Known as: Pars thoracica aortae, Aorta, Thoracic, Thoracic part of aorta 
The portion of the descending aorta proceeding from the arch of the aorta and extending to the DIAPHRAGM, eventually connecting to the ABDOMINAL… (More)
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2010
Review
2010
This paper addresses clinical controversies and uncertainties regarding thoracic aortic aneurysm and its treatment. 1) Estimating… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The structure and composition of aortic atherosclerotic plaques are associated with the risk of future cardiovascular… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
It has been proposed that hematopoietic and endothelial cells are derived from a common cell, the hemangioblast. In this study… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE Our goal was to determine whether endovascular stent-grafting is feasible and effective for patients with aneurysms of… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Intramural hemorrhage (IMH) was recently identified at necropsy and anecdotally in vivo as a unique aortic syndrome… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND AND METHODS This study was designed to assess the safety and reliability of new noninvasive imaging methods as… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
OBJECTIVE To determine whether protruding atheromas in the thoracic aorta are a risk factor for systemic embolization. DESIGN… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
Clinically, penetrating atheromatous ulceration of the aortic wall may be confused with either symptomatic thoracic aneurysm or… (More)
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1984
Highly Cited
1984
The influence of luminal pressure and endothelial removal on fluid filtration across the arterial wall has been studied in the… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
The present study investigates the hypothesis that endothelium-dependent relaxation of vascular smooth muscle may be mediated… (More)
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