Latest Thoracic aortic aneurysm Stories
A new study shows that people with a common heart defect may also be more likely to have brain aneurysms.
Case Western Reserve researchers find deficiency of Kruppel-like Factor 15 predicts cardiovascular diseases.
BOTHELL, Wash., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- VerathonÂ® is pleased to announce the new AortaScan(TM) AMI 9700 aortic measurement instrument to help physicians identify the presence of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA).
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Preventive operations are being used more and more often to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Extending an unmatched record of innovation in the field of endovascular aortic repair, Medtronic (NYSE: MDT), Inc., today announced the U.S.
By ALAN MACDERMID THE first male-only screening service run by the NHS in Scotland - to spot potentially lethal abdominal aortic aneurysms - will begin in 2011, Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon announced yesterday.
Cook Medical, the established world leader in developing advanced technologies to treat diseases of the aorta, announced the first commercial placement of its Zenith TX2(R) TAA Endovascular Graft in the United States.
WALTHAM, Mass., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group's Japanese Markets for Peripheral Vascular (PV) Devices 2008 report, the aortic stent graft market will increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of nearly 60% through 2012 due to market entry of both abdominal and thoracic stent grafts in 2006 and 2008, respectively.
Scientists have identified the first genetic mutations that cause the aorta â€“ the body's main artery â€“ to widen, tear and rupture.
Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...
- Large; stout; burly.