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2014-11-05 20:23:10

World-renowned physicians present first-time data LAS VEGAS, Nov.

2014-05-27 16:00:39

High blood pressure is highly age-related and affects more than 1 billion people worldwide.

2014-04-18 12:36:49

Researchers from Yale School of Medicine and Celera Diagnostics have confirmed the significance of a genetic variant that substantially increases the risk of a frequently fatal thoracic aortic dissection or full rupture.

2014-03-31 13:22:25

The most frequently used mechanical circulatory assist device in the world may have untapped potential.

2014-03-05 23:00:14

Trial Evaluates Safety and Efficacy of Nellix Endovascular Aneurysm Sealing System (EVAS) Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014

Taking Pulse From The Finger Can Show Aorta Stiffness
2013-09-05 17:09:25

An academic from the University of Iowa has developed a new, simpler method to measure the stiffness of the aorta, a common risk factor of heart disease.

Fruit Lowers Risk Abdominal Aneurism
2013-08-21 14:54:27

Fruits can be a refreshing snack on a hot, late-summer afternoon, and a new study has found that they can also protect against abdominal aneurisms.

2013-08-15 21:01:04

A multi-institutional team led by Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D., of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has found a recurrent genetic mutation that has been linked to deadly thoracic aortic dissections in family members as young as 17 years of age.

2013-06-18 11:39:56

In a study of more than 2,000 adults, researchers found that two MRI measurements of the abdominal aorta — the amount of plaque in the vessel and the thickness of its wall — are associated with future cardiovascular events, such as a heart attack or stroke.

2013-06-17 23:00:23

In a study of more than 2,000 adults, researchers found that two MRI measurements of the abdominal aorta — the amount of plaque in the vessel and the thickness of its wall — are associated


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Aortography
2013-04-30 10:09:04

Aortography is the study of the specific action involving the ejection of blood from the aorta in the heart. Taking an aortogram from the patient could identify if there is a tear in the intimal wall of the aorta. This tear is eventually fatal but can be repaired in some cases. Procedure A catheter is placed in the aorta of the patient, usually through the femoral artery. Once in place a dose of iodine-based dye is injected in order to visualize the flow of blood through the site....

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