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Research & Reviews 519 results
American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A; Pyeritz RE
Sep 17th, 2021 - Abnormalities of the capillaries of the digits in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia can be detected by shining through a narrow beam of light through the dorsal side and visualizing the vasculature on the palmar side, a procedure termed transi...
Journal of Vascular Surgery; Naazie IN, Das Gupta J et. al.
Sep 11th, 2021 - Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) for descending thoracic aortic aneurysm (DTAA) is associated with high peri-operative survival though mortality is a possible outcome. However, no risk score has been developed to predict mortality after...
Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine; Li J, Yang L et. al.
Sep 10th, 2021 - Thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection (TAAD) is a life-threatening pathology that remains a challenge worldwide. Up to 40% of TAAD cases are hereditary with complex heterogeneous genetic backgrounds. The purposes of this study were to determine ...
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Pediatric Cardiology; Byrne RD, Lahiri S et. al.
Sep 2nd, 2021 - Aortic aneurysm in children is rare, but has been described in the tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) population. While surgical repair has been utilized as the primary means of intervention, we present the first known case reporting exclusion of a ...
PloS One; Ashvetiya T, Fan SX et. al.
Sep 2nd, 2021 - Thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) are known to have a strong genetic component. In a genome-wide association study (GWAS) using the UK Biobank, we analyzed the genomes of 1,363 individuals with AAA compared to 27,2...
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Journal of Vascular Surgery; Upchurch GR, Escobar GA et. al.
Jul 7th, 2020 - Thoracic aortic diseases, including disease of the descending thoracic aorta (DTA), are significant causes of death in the United States. Open repair of the DTA is a physiologically impactful operation with relatively high rates of mortality, para...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Bennett SJ et. al.
May 5th, 2018 - Although the incidence of thoracic aortic aneurysm is on the rise, initial imaging diagnosis can present a challenge for many clinicians. Providers are faced with many imaging choices as part of the initial workup. Considering level of invasivenes...
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; Bradley TJ, Alvarez NA et. al.
Jan 3rd, 2016 - Physicians and surgeons faced with patients with thoracic aortic disease (TAD) need to determine the underlying diagnosis to facilitate decisions regarding appropriate investigations as well as which other specialists to involve, when to start med...
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Mark S. Lesney
May 14th, 2019 - Women undergoing open descending thoracic aortic aneurysm (DTA) and open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) repair are not at greater risk for operative mortality than their male counterparts. However, they are at significantly greater risk f.
Feb 21st, 2019 - Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) confers a survival rate superior to that of open surgical repair of intact descending thoracic aortic aneurysms, a new study suggests. A team of investigators from the Department of Cardiothoracic Surger...
Mark R. Goldstein, MD, FACP, Luca Mascitelli, MD
Sep 4th, 2018 - To the Editor: We read with interest the article by Cikach et al on thoracic aortic aneurysm. 1 For medical management of this condition, the authors emphasized controlling blood pressure and heart rate and also avoiding isometric exercises and he.
Aug 9th, 2018 - Vascular Surgery Arterial Procedures Society for Vascular Surgery (7/2018) After carotid endarterectomy (CEA) or carotid artery stenting (CAS), recommend surveillance with duplex ultrasound (DUS) at baseline and every 6 months for 2 years and annu...
Frank Cikach, MD, Milind Y. Desai, MD, FACC, FAHA, FESC et. al.
Jun 1st, 2018 - Thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) needs to be detected, monitored, and managed in a timely manner to prevent a serious consequence such as acute dissection or rupture. But only about 5% of patients experience symptoms before an acute event occurs, an.