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Achondroplasia is an inherited disorder and the most common type of short-limbed dwarfism in human beings, affecting more than 250,000 individuals worldwide. To the best of our knowledge, no study has reported a correlation between achondroplasia and aortic dissection. Here, we report a rare case of acute type A aortic dissection repair in a patient with achondroplasia.
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Name: Surgical case reports
To describe the relationship between the extent of primary aortic repair and the incidence of reoperations after surgery for type A aortic dissection.
Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) is increasingly utilized in acute complicated type B aortic dissection (TBAD). The objective of this study is to demonstrate evidence of aortic remodeling u...
Valve sparing aortic root repair by reimplantation (David procedure) is an established technique in acute aortic dissection Stanford type A involving the aortic root. In DeBakey type I dissection, ...
Left ventricular (LV) remodeling remains unknown in patients with acute Type B aortic dissection (aTBAD) after thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) during follow-up.
Hybrid repair of complicated acute type B aortic dissection(ATBAD) with aortic arch involvement is associated with a high rate of endoleak, stroke, and retrograde aortic dissection. Optimal management...
The purpose of the study is to conduct a randomized controlled trial comparing best medical therapy (BMT) alone to BMT with thoracic endovascular aortic repair (BMT+TEVAR) for uncomplicate...
Prospective, single-arm, multi-center registry study A total of 50 subjects with Type B aortic dissection who meet all inclusion and exclusion criteria will be included. Patients will be ...
Acute type A aortic dissection is a frequent (3 cases per 100 000 people per year) and severe (spontaneous mortality 70%), needing an emergency surgical treatment. Surgical outcomes have i...
A multi-center, randomized, controlled clinical trial is designed to investigate the safety and efficacy of BioGlue as an adjunct for structural repair and hemostasis to traditional surgic...
The aim of the study is to evaluate results of patients treated with the STABILISE technique for acute/subacute aortic dissection. Results and postoperative events are reported in accordan...
Dissection in the neck to remove all disease tissues including cervical LYMPH NODES and to leave an adequate margin of normal tissue. This type of surgery is usually used in tumors or cervical metastases in the head and neck. The prototype of neck dissection is the radical neck dissection described by Crile in 1906.
A type of constriction that is caused by the presence of a fibrous ring (discrete type) below the AORTIC VALVE, anywhere between the aortic valve and the MITRAL VALVE. It is characterized by restricted outflow from the LEFT VENTRICLE into the AORTA.
Ischemia or infarction of the spinal cord in the distribution of the anterior spinal artery, which supplies the ventral two-thirds of the spinal cord. This condition is usually associated with ATHEROSCLEROSIS of the aorta and may result from dissection of an AORTIC ANEURYSM or rarely dissection of the anterior spinal artery. Clinical features include weakness and loss of pain and temperature sensation below the level of injury, with relative sparing of position and vibratory sensation. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1249-50)
Small clusters of chemoreceptive and supporting cells located near the ARCH OF THE AORTA; the PULMONARY ARTERIES; and the coronary arteries. The aortic bodies sense PH; CARBON DIOXIDE; and oxygen concentrations in the BLOOD and participate in the control of RESPIRATION. The aortic bodies should not be confused with the PARA-AORTIC BODIES in the abdomen (which are sometimes also called aortic bodies).
Small masses of chromaffin cells found near the SYMPATHETIC GANGLIA along the ABDOMINAL AORTA, beginning cranial to the superior mesenteric artery (MESENTERIC ARTERY, SUPERIOR) or renal arteries and extending to the level of the aortic bifurcation or just beyond. They are also called the organs of Zuckerkandl and sometimes called aortic bodies (not to be confused with AORTIC BODIES in the THORAX). The para-aortic bodies are the dominant source of CATECHOLAMINES in the FETUS and normally regress after BIRTH.