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The aorta is the largest blood vessel in the body, originating from the left ventricle of the heart and bringing oxygenated blood to all parts of the body in the systemic circulation.
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An aortic aneurysm is a general term for any swelling of the aorta, usually representing an underlying weakness in the wall of the aorta at that location. While the stretched vessel may occasionally cause discomfort, a greater concern is the risk of rupture, which...
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Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... The aorta gives off branches that go to the head and neck, the arms, the major ...
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Learn about aortic dissection, a potentially lifethreatening tear in the aorta. ... The aorta is the large blood vessel that leads from the heart and carries blood ...
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When someone has coarctation of the aorta, that person's aorta (the major blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart to the body) is narrowed at some point.
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Brief and Straightforward Guide: What is an Aorta? ... The aorta is both the main artery of the body and the largest artery in the body. ...
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Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body. VI. The Arteries. 2. The Aorta ... At the union of the ascending aorta with the aortic arch the caliber of the ...
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Coarctation of the aorta is a narrowing of the aorta between the upper-body ... The first branches of the aorta go to the upper body (arms and head) ...
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Learn about Coarctation of the Aorta (CoA) - what it is, its causes and treatment ... In this condition the aorta (the main artery that carries blood from the heart ...
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AORTA - No Summary ... The aorta above the valve displays a smooth intima with no atherosclerosis ... Post stenotic dilation of the aorta is not seen due to ...
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dissecting aorta - No Summary ... Dissection of the descending thoracic aorta is termed type III. Type III ... tissue predispose the aorta to early dissection. ...
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Aortic root - The root is the beginning of the aorta. ... represents the curved portion at the top of the aorta. ... The descending aorta ends at the diaphragm. ...
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Coarctation of the aorta is a congenital (present at birth) heart defect involving a narrowing of the aorta. ... The aorta is the large artery that carries ...
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After the curve, the aorta becomes straight again, and moves downward toward the ... The walls of the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, or any of the arteries in the ...
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Coarctation of the aorta is a congenital (present at birth) heart defect ... The aorta is the large artery that carries oxygen-rich (red) blood from the left ...
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List of 20 disease causes of Coarctation of the aorta, patient stories, diagnostic guides, medical books excerpts online about Coarctation of the aorta. Diagnostic ...
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