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ALLMedicine™ Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Center

Research & Reviews  519 results

Digital vascular lesions detected by transillumination.
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...

Prediction of Thirty-Day Mortality Risk After Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair for I...
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...

Genetic testing and clinical relevance of patients with thoracic aortic aneurysm and di...
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 ...

Identification of novel genetic susceptibility loci for thoracic and abdominal aortic 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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Guidelines  3 results

Society for Vascular Surgery clinical practice guidelines of thoracic endovascular aort...
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...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Suspected Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm.
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...

A Practical Guide to Clinical Management of Thoracic Aortic Disease.
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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News  16 results

Respiratory effects may account for worse survival in women undergoing DTA and TAAA repair
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.

Superior Survival With TEVAR vs Open Aortic Aneurysm Repair

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...

Aortic aneurysm: Fluoroquinolones, genetic counseling
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.

New Clinical Practice Guidelines, August 2018 Edition

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...

Thoracic aortic aneurysm: How to counsel, when to refer
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.

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Patient Education  2 results see all →