Citations with the tag: AORTA -- Diseases -- Diagnosis
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- Translumbar Aortography.
Beall Jr., Arthur C.; Morris Jr., George C.; Garrett, H. Edward; Henly, Walter S.; Hallman, Grady L.; Crawford, E. Stanley; Cooley, Denton A.; DeBakey, Michael E. // Annals of Internal Medicine; May64, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p843
Discusses indications for and techniques of translumbar aortography. Outcomes of experimental and clinical investigations; Safety factors in the performance of the procedure; Complications of the procedure.
- Transition from Classic Aortic Dissection to Aortic Intramural Hemorrhage.
Yoshino, Hideaki; Kachi, Eisei; Matsue, Shuhei; Yotsukura, Masayuki; Ishikawa, Kyozo // Angiology; Nov2000, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p971
Presents a case study of a man diagnosed with Stanford type A aortic dissection with false lumen. Use of computed tomography in the diagnosis; Lack of transition to intramural hemorrhage type of aortic dissection; Consideration of the relationship between the types of aortic dissection.
- Intraluminal mass of the ascending aorta.
Ramponi, Fabio; Puranik, Rajesh; Wilson, Michael K.; Bannon, Paul G. // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery; Nov2012, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p904
The article presents a case study of a 53-year-old truck driver who was diagnosed with intraluminal mass of the ascending aorta.
- Role of FDG-PET/CT in diagnosis of aortitis caused by Takayasu arteritis and IgG4-related systemic disease.
Ratanapo, Supawat; Srivali, Narat; Ungprasert, Patompong; Cheungpasitporn, Wisit; Rahman, Mohammed Shamim; Anderson, Lisa J. // Heart; Dec2013, Vol. 99 Issue 24, p1876
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "FDG-PET/CT in the diagnosis of aortitis in fever of unknown origin with severe aortic incompetence" by M.S. Rahman and colleagues that was published in a 2013 issue of the journal.
- Study examines risk of aortic complications among patients with common congenital heart valve defect.
Ratanapo, Supawat; Srivali, Narat; Ungprasert, Patompong; Cheungpasitporn, Wisit; Rahman, Mohammed Shamim; Anderson, Lisa J. // Biomedical Market Newsletter; 9/26/2011, Vol. 21, p664
The article focuses on a published study which looks into the risk of aortic complications among patients suffering from common congenital heart valve defect.
- Double Aortic Arch.
Koz, Cem; Yokusoglu, Mehmet; Uzun, Mehmet; Tasar, Mustafa // Texas Heart Institute Journal; 2008, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p80
The article discusses the case of a 21-year-old man who was diagnosed with double aortic arch. It says that the patient utilized multidetector computed tomography (CT) because he could not tolerate transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). It states that aortic arch anomalies can be suspected...
- Aortic Isthmus Arteritis: Report of One Case.
Ning Bao; Hui Ru Cao; Wen Hui Zhang; Yu Zhang // Cardiology Research; 2011, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p301
An 18-year-old girl was diagnosed as "bronchiectasis" for hemoptysis and treated by using embolization intervention 19 months ago. Two months ago she was diagnosed as iron-deficiency anaemia for fatigue. Eight days ago she was diagnosed again as hypertension for headache, anxiety, frowsty,...
- Transezofagusna ehokardiografija u dijagnostici akutnog aortnog sindroma.
Vincelj, Josip; Sokol, Ivan; Pukšić, Silva // HealthMed; Mar2008, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p9
The aim of work is to assess the diagnostic accuracy and clinical significance of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) in the diagnosis of acute aortic syndrome (AAS). The ASS included acute aortic dissection, acute intramural hematoma and simptomatic penetrating atherosclerotis ulcer. Authors...
- SPONTANEOUS AORTOCAVAL FISTULA: CASE REPORT WITH DESCRIPTION OF COMPUTERIZED AXIAL TOMOGRAPHY.
Radocha, Richard F.; Blackshear Jr., William M. // Vascular Surgery; Mar/Apr1984, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p108
A case of spontaneous aortocaval fistula due to abdominal aortic aneurysm is described in which the diagnosis was initially suspected because of obliteration of the soft tissue space between the abdominal aorta and inferior vena cava on computerized axial tomography. Successful fistula closure...
- Two exceptionally rare branching patterns of the aortic arch.
Kau, Thomas; Gasser, Johann; Lesnik, Gerald; Sinzig^1, Maria; Hausegger, Klaus A. // Vascular Medicine; 2008, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p89
The article presents the result of the magnetic resonance angiography of the thoracic aorta of a 66-year old man who was scheduled for a Bentall operation and a 38-year old woman with suspicion of dysphagia lusoria. MRA results of the old man shows a rare variant branching sequence of the aortic...
- Assessment of thoracic aortic elasticity: a preliminary study using electrocardiographically gated dual-source CT.
Ning Li; Beck, Thomas; Jiuhong Chen; Biermann, Christina; Lijun Guo; Haitao Sun; Fei Gao; Cheng Liu // European Radiology; Jul2011, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p1564
Objectives: To gain a new insight into the elastic properties of the thoracic aorta in patients without aortic diseases using electrocardiographically (ECG)-gated dual-source (DS) CT. Methods: 56 subjects with no cardiovascular disease, selected from 2,700 people undergoing ECG-gated DSCT...
- Perinatal outcomes and anomalies associated with fetal right aortic arch.
G�l, Ahmet; G�ng�rd�k, Kemal; Yildirim, G�khan // Journal of the Turkish-German Gynecological Association; Sep2012, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p184
Objective: To evaluate the prenatal findings, associated anomalies, and prognosis of right aortic arch (RAA) anomalies. Material and Methods: All cases referred for detailed ultrasonography and fetal echocardiography between October 2006 and July 2009 were systematically examined for aortic arch...
- The prevalence of coronary artery variations on coronary computed tomography angiography.
Erol, Cengiz; Seker, Mehmet // Acta Radiologica; Apr2012, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p278
Background: Coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) can delineate the coronary artery anatomy precisely. Basic knowledge of the normal coronary artery anatomy and familiarity with its common variations are essential in order to assess CCTA accurately. Purpose: To determine the prevalence...
Prian, Gregory W.; Kinard, Sam A.; Read, C. T.; Diethrich, Edward B. // Vascular Surgery; Sep/Oct1972, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p198
Since first reported in 1951, most authorities felt that, pseudocoarctation did not require definitive corrective therapy and that surgical intervention meant subjecting a patient to an unnecessary operation. In 1969, however. Gay and Young reported a case of pseudocoarctation which led to a...
- Vascular Ring.
Becit, Necip; Erkut, Bilgehan; Karaca, Yasar // Texas Heart Institute Journal; 2008, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p209
The article focuses on the case of a 4-year-old girl who was diagnosed with vascular ring, a congenital malformation of the aortic arch encircling the esophagus and trachea. The presence of a double aortic arch in the patient was suggested by echocardiography. The compression of the patient's...
- D-Dimer in Aortic Dissection.
Crawford, Michael H. // Clinical Cardiology Alert; Jul2009, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p53
The article discusses research on the ability of D-Dimer to diagnose acute dissection. It references a study by T. Suzuki published in an issue of "Circulation." The researchers studied the value of D-Dimer in patients with chest pain syndromes suspicious for aortic dissection clinically. They...
- Dilatation of the ascending aorta in patients with congenitally bicuspid aortic valves.
Robicsek, F.; Padera Jr, R.F.; Thubrikar, M.J. // HSR Proceedings in Intensive Care & Cardiovascular Anesthesia; Jun2012, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p109
Introduction: The cause of ascending aortic dilatation occurring in patients with congenitally bicuspid aortic valves was investigated. Methods: Flow patterns through human aortic roots with congenitally bicuspid aortic valves as well as through porcine constricted aortas were studied in a left...
- Complete Fistula of the second Branchial cleft: Report of a case with discussion on investigation and treatment aspects.
Somayaji, Gangadhara; Aroor, Rajeshwari; D, Manjunath; S., Ravishankara // Internet Journal of Head & Neck Surgery; 2010, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p1
Objective: This is the report of a case of complete second branchial cleft fistula. The main objective of this report is to highlight the use of fistulogram for the diagnosis and to suggest the use of rigid guide wire like the tonsil snare wire for the excision. Case report: A 12-year-old girl...
- Incidental Diagnosis of Interrupted Aortic Arch in a 72-Year-Old Man.
Alam, Mahboob; Simpson, Leo; Virani, Salim S.; Cheong, Benjamin; Loyalka, Pranav; Civitello, Andrew B. // Texas Heart Institute Journal; 2009, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p494
The article discusses the diagnosis of an interrupted aortic arch (IAA) in an old man during cardiac catheterization. An occlusion of the aorta was revealed by the right ventriculogram of the patient. Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) showed the aortic arch's interruption. IAA is a rare...
- A pulsatile chest wall mass: pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta.
Giles, Katie; Hibbert, Benjamin; Boodhwani, Munir; May, Michel // Intensive Care Medicine; Apr2014, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p618
The article discusses the findings of cardiac ultrasound examination conducted to an elderly female patient diagnosed with pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta. It also presents a brief medical history of the patient with a decreased level of consciousness, shock, and a pulsatile mass od the...
- Assessment of vascular contrast and wall motion of the aortic root and ascending aorta on MDCT angiography: dual-source high-pitch vs non-gated single-source acquisition schemes.
Christensen, Jared; Seaman, Danielle; Lungren, Matthew; Hurwitz, Lynne; Boll, Daniel // European Radiology; May2014, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p990
Objectives: This retrospective study assessed whether dual-source high-pitch computed tomographic angiography (CTA) offered advantages over single-source standard-pitch techniques in the evaluation of the ascending aorta. Methods: Twenty patients who received both thoracic dual-source high-pitch...
- Nutcracker phenomenon: An unusual presentation of acute aortic dissection.
Kodama, Koichi; Noda, Toru; Motoi, Isamu // Indian Journal of Urology; Jan-Mar2013, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p67
We report a case of acute aortic dissection leading to compression of the left renal vein (LRV), thereby resulting in the nutcracker phenomenon. A 49-year-old previously healthy woman presented with intermittent gross hematuria and mild left flank pain of five days' duration. Laboratory...
- Double aortic arch without vascular ring: an unusual variation.
Okur, Aylin; Kantarci, Mecit; Ceviz, Naci; Olgun, Hasim // European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging; Jun2014, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p709
The article reports on a case of double aortic arch without vascular ring in a three-day old female who was diagnosed with tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) following echocardiography. Topics discussed include the use of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in...
- Man With Aortic Occlusion Requests Transfer.
Okur, Aylin; Kantarci, Mecit; Ceviz, Naci; Olgun, Hasim // Clinician Reviews; Jan2011, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p7
The article discusses a court case of alleged negligence for physician defendant's failure to timely diagnose and treat the aortic occlusion and negligently allowing the patient's transfer to a veterans hospital despite the patient's unstable condition. The patient, a veteran, requested transfer...
- Atypical presentation of an abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Nair, Manojkumar S.; Athow, A.; Kaholics, I. // Internet Journal of Emergency Medicine; Oct2008, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p1
Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is a great masquerader that can present in a variety of clinical symptoms and signs. This is a case of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm that presented as a strangulated left inguinal hernia. The diagnosis of an inguinal hernia, be it complicated or...
- Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery: a universally applicable surgical strategy.
Karl, Tom R.; Provenzano, Sylvio C. J.; Nunn, Graham R. // Cardiology in the Young; Dec2010 Supplement 3, Vol. 20 Issue S3, p44
The most commonly reported coronary arterial malformation, in accounts of sudden deaths, is anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery. Anomalous coronary arteries may arise from the left, right, or non-coronary sinuses of Valsalva. Importantly, although the left coronary artery from the right...
- Abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery for octogenarians.
Hiroyuki Ishibashi; Takashi Ohta; Ikuo Sugimoto; Hirohide Iwata; Jun Kawanishi; Tetsuya Yamada; Masao Tadakoshi; Noriyuki Hida // Surgery Today; Nov2008, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p1004
Abstract PurposeÂ Â To define the indications for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) surgery in octogenarians. MethodsÂ Â We reviewed septuagenarians and octogenarians with a nonspecific AAA diagnosed at our hospital between January, 1990 and June, 2006. ResultsÂ Â Among a total...
- Cok Kesitli Bilgisayarla Toraks Tomografisinde ansidental Olarak Saptanan Asemptomatik Cift Arkus Aorta: Olgu Sunumu.
Okbay, Müfit; Demirci, İmran; Barut, Yuksel; Işık, Işılay // Medical Journal of Bakirkoy; Jun2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p88
Vascular ring is an anomaly which occurs as a result of the anomalous development of the aortic arch complex and is mostly encountered in the infantile period with tracheoesophageal compression symptoms. These anomalies are extremely rare among all the congenital cardiovascular anomalies. Double...
- The pathology of aorta of quails experimentally infected with Enterococcus faecalis.
Al-hamdany, M. G.; Al-kennany, E. R. // Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences; 2014, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p5
Isolation and identification of Enterococcus faecalis from small intestine and cecum of quails were done by culturing on differential and selective media. The lesions of aorta in quails experimentally infected with isolated bacteria were examined. Quails were divided randomly into four groups,...
- The Role of CT Angiography in the Diagnosis of Blunt Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Disruption and Unsuspected Carotid Artery Injury.
Methodius-Ngwodo, Walaya C.; Burkett, Allison B.; Kochupura, Paul V.; Wellons, Eric D.; Fuhrman, George; Rosenthal, David // American Surgeon; Jul2008, Vol. 74 Issue 7, p580
We have replaced aortography and open thoracic surgery to diagnose and treat blunt traumatic thoracic aortic disruption (TTAD) in favor of CT angiography (CTA) and endovascular repair. The purpose of this study is to review our experience with the management and outcomes of TTAD and associated...
- Abdominal aortic stent graft infection.
Cahill, Luke // Gamma Gazette; Jun2011, Issue 2, p36
The article presents a case study of a 71-year-old male presented with abdominal aortic stent graft infection. The physical examination of the patient shows his discomfort of his abdomen in the area of stent graft surgery. His computed tomography (CT) reveals a ruptured Suprarenal Abdominal...
- FGF23: instability may affect accuracy and interpretation.
Smith, E.; Mcmahon, L.; Holt, S. // Osteoporosis International; Mar2013, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p1135
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "FGF23 is independently associated with vascular calcification but not bone mineral density in patients at various CKD stages," by Desjardins L. and colleagues in the November 23, 2011 issue.
- Positional relationships of abdominal aorta landmarks for angiography: observations from the intravascular space.
Takahashi, Tetsuya; Takeuchi, Kyoko; Ito, Toshitaka; Hayashi, Shogo; Qu, Ning; Itoh, Masahiro // Surgical & Radiologic Anatomy; Sep2014, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p681
Purpose: To clarify the positional relationships of abdominal aorta (Ao) landmarks by way of observations from the intravascular space to facilitate angiography. Methods: A total of 95 donated Japanese cadavers were observed. We excluded 32 cadavers with anatomical variation at the celiac trunk...
- Aortic Graft Infection.
Ladizinski, Barry; Sankey, Christopher // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine; Oct2014, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p1419
The article presents a case study of an 80-year-old man who was admitted due to fever, weakness, and chills. Findings of his physical examination was unremarkable, while a positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) showed intense fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) uptake and wall thickening...
- Assessment of aortitis by semiquantitative analysis of 180-min F-FDG PET/CT acquisition images.
Martínez-Rodríguez, Isabel; Martínez-Amador, N.; Banzo, I.; Quirce, R.; Jiménez-Bonilla, J.; Arcocha-Torres, M.; Ibáñez-Bravo, S.; Lavado-Pérez, C.; Bravo-Ferrer, Z.; Blanco, R.; González-Gay, M.; Carril, J. // European Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging; Dec2014, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p2319
Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate the contribution of semiquantitative analysis of 180-min F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET)/CT images for the assessment of aortitis in cases of suspected large vessel vasculitis (LVV) and to establish a threshold index...
- Early non-aneurysmal infectious aortitis: Cross-sectional imaging diagnosis.
Tonolini, Massimo; Bazzi, Luca Luigi; Bianco, Roberto // Journal of Emergencies, Trauma & Shock; Apr-Jun2013, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p143
In patients without history of vascular surgery, infectious aortitis is a very uncommon, life-threatening condition with nonspecific clinical manifestations, which exposes the patient to uncontrolled sepsis and to the risk of retroperitoneal rupture. State-of- the-art cross-sectional imaging...
- Povrede grudne aorte i njenih grana.
Davidović, Lazar; Končar, Igor; Marković, Dejan; Sindjelić, Radomir; Čolić, Momčilo // Vojnosanitetski Pregled: Military Medical & Pharmaceutical Journ; Mar2011, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p257
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- Pulmonary artery intimal injury associated with blunt trauma.
J. Chung; C. Mullins; V. Manchanda; M. Gunn; E. Stern // Emergency Radiology; Nov2009, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p497
Abstractï¿½ï¿½In recent years, intimal injuries to the aorta (minimal aortic injuries) have been diagnosed more frequently. We report the first case of pulmonary artery intimal injury in the setting of blunt trauma. We propose a number of theories regarding the pathogenesis, outcome, and...
- Anti-correlation between longevity gene SirT1 and Notch signaling in ascending aorta biopsies from patients with bicuspid aortic valve disease.
Sciacca, Sergio; Pilato, Michele; Mazzoccoli, Gianluigi; Pazienza, Valerio; Vinciguerra, Manlio // Heart & Vessels; Mar2013, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p268
About 1-2% of the population present with bicuspid aortic valves (BAV), a defect of the aortic valve resulting in the formation of two leaflets instead of three. This disease leads to an abnormal aorta, altered in strength and size, which in turn is a high risk factor for potentially lethal...
- C-reactive protein and mortality in patients with acute aortic disease.
Schillinger, Martin; Domanovits, Hans; Bayegan, Keywan; Hölzenbein, Thomas; Grabenwöger, Martin; Thoenissen, Jana; Röggla, Martin; Müllner, Marcus // Intensive Care Medicine; Jun2002, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p740
Objective. The association of acute-phase reaction and outcome of patients with acute vascular diseases is controversial. The prognostic value of admission C-reactive protein (CRP) in patients with acute aortic aneurysm or dissection has not yet been investigated. Design and setting. Cohort...
- Initial experience with single-source dual-energy CT abdominal angiography and comparison with single-energy CT angiography: image quality, enhancement, diagnosis and radiation dose.
Pinho, Daniella; Kulkarni, Naveen; Krishnaraj, Arun; Kalva, Sanjeeva; Sahani, Dushyant // European Radiology; Feb2013, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p351
Objectives: To assess image quality of virtual monochromatic spectral (VMS) images, compared to single-energy (SE) CT, and to evaluate the feasibility of material density imaging in abdominal aortic disease. Methods: In this retrospective study, single-source (ss) dual-energy (DE) CT of the...
- Aortic dissections, aneurysms and ruptures: An emergency perspective.
Mercer-Deadman, Pat // Canadian Journal of Emergency Nursing (CJEN); Spring2014, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p18
The article presents an overview of aortic dissections, aneurysms and ruptures and discusses their differing presentations in the emergency department and the challenges that are associated with properly diagnosing them. A discussion of the anatomy and physiology of the aorta, and of the role...
- A Ticking Time Bomb: Aortic Dissection.
BRAY, JOHN // Fire Engineering; Nov2008, Vol. 161 Issue 11, p103
The article offers suggestions to fire-emergency management services (EMS) providers regarding the diagnosis and treatment of aortic weakness and rupture, which caused the death of more than 13,000 people each year according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). First and...
- Endovascular Management of Aortic Arch Vessel Occlusion: Successful Revascularization of Innominate and Left Subclavian Arteries.
Dayama, Anand; Riesenman, Paul J.; Cheek, Rick A.; Kasirajan, Karthikeshwar // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery; Jun2012, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p273
A 56-year-old female presented with pain in her bilateral upper extremities. Angiogram demonstrated occlusion of her left subclavian and innominate arteries (IAs). The patientâ€™s left subclavian occlusion was successfully treated with percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy, angioplasty, and...
- Hybrid Treatment in a Patient With Acute Aortic Syndrome and an Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery.
Folkmann, Sandra; Waldenberger, Ferdinand; Weiss, Gabriel; Mertikian, Gerard; Moidl, Reinhard; Gorlitzer, Michael; Grabenwoeger, Martin // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery; Nov2013, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p645
A 57-year-old man was admitted to our department with recent onset of chest pain. Computed tomography (CT) scans revealed an acute aortic syndrome manifested by a penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer and contained rupture at the level of origin of an aberrant right subclavian artery. A combined...
- Idiopathic midaortic syndrome: normalization of blood pressure on medication.
Nasser, Haydar; Nehme, Guylnar; Dumitriu, Dana; Galloy, Marie-Agnès; Bourquard, Rosine; Claudon, Michel; Andre, Jean-Luc // Pediatric Nephrology; Feb2012, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p313
Midaortic syndrome (MAS) is a rare, idiopathic condition in children usually presenting with severe hypertension. We report a case of a 13-year-old girl who presented with severe hypertension (200/110 mmHg) associated with renal artery stenosis and normal renal function (creatinine clearance 110...
- A rare association with patent ductus arteriosus.
Warrier, Dhanya; Shah, Sejal; John, Colin; Dayananda, L. // Annals of Pediatric Cardiology; Jul-Dec2012, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p191
ABSTRACT: Persistent fifth aortic arch (PFAA), also known as congenital double-lumen aortic arch, is a rare developmental anomaly of the aortic arch. A 5-month-old baby who presented with congestive cardiac failure was diagnosed to have a large patent ductus arteriosus with PFAA. Although this...
- Added value of modified transoesophageal echocardiography in the diagnosis of atherosclerosis of the distal ascending aorta in cardiac surgery patients.
Jansen Klomp, Wouter W.; Peelen, Linda M.; Spanjersberg, Sander J.; Brandon Bravo Bruinsma, George J.; Lange, Fellery de; van't Hof, Arnoud W.J.; Moons, Karel G.M. // European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging; Jun2014, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p623
Aims Accurate visualization of the distal ascending aorta (DAA) can guide the surgical management and hence prevent dislodgment of atherogenic emboli during cardiac surgery. Conventional transoesophageal echocardiography (TEE) has a poor sensitivity; modified TEE was previously shown to...
- Infantile midaortic syndrome with aortic occlusion.
Minson, Susan; McLaren, Clare; Roebuck, Derek; Tullus, Kjell // Pediatric Nephrology; Feb2012, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p321
Mid aortic syndrome (MAS) is a rare condition often presenting with severe hypertension. It is characterized by narrowing of the abdominal aorta. We here describe a case of complete occlusion of the abdominal aorta presenting in infancy. This child presented at four months of age with heart...
- Accuracy of Doppler-echocardiographic parameters for the detection of aortic bileaflet mechanical prosthetic valve dysfunction.
Smadi, Othman; Garcia, Julio; Pibarot, Philippe; Gaillard, Emmanuel; Hassan, Ibrahim; Kadem, Lyes // European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging; Feb2014, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p142
Aims In vitro and in vivo studies were performed to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of the different Doppler-echocardiographic parameters proposed in the American Society of Echocardiography guidelines to identify dysfunction of bileaflet mechanical valves (BMV) in the aortic position. Methods...