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ALLMedicine™ Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Center

Research & Reviews  647 results

Strategic two-step surgery using thoracic endovascular aortic repair for an infected th...
Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery; Nakano M, Miyagawa A et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - An 81-year-old man with multiple comorbidities developed infected thoracic aortic aneurysm, and we employed a strategic two-step surgical approach combining thoracic endovascular aortic repair and local debridement with an omental flap during the ...

Misdiagnosis of Thoracic Aortic Emergencies Occurs Frequently Among Transfers to Aortic...
Journal of the American Heart Association; Arnaoutakis GJ, Ogami T et. al.

Jun 30th, 2022 - Background Acute aortic syndromes may be prone to misdiagnosis by nonreferral aortic centers with less diagnostic experience. We evaluated regional variability in these misdiagnosis trends among patients transferred to different regional quaternar...

HOXA cluster antisense RNA 2 elevates KIAA1522 expression through microRNA-520d-3p and ...
ESC Heart Failure; Ou M, Chu Y et. al.

Jun 23rd, 2022 - Recently, long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have been revealed to mediate smooth muscle dysfunction in thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA). LncRNA HOXA-AS2 has been proposed to engage in the regulation of diverse diseases. However, its function in TAA rem...

Dissecting the Heterogeneity of Human Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms Using Single-Cell Trans...
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology; Mizrak D, Feng H et. al.

Jun 17th, 2022 - Thoracic aortic aneurysm is a life-threatening condition caused by weakening of the thoracic aorta wall, often developing silently until dissection or rupture occurs. Despite substantial efforts in the past decade, there have been no significant t...

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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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Clinicaltrials.gov  29 results

The CardiOvascular Remodeling Following Endovascular Aortic Repair (CORE) Study

Jun 6th, 2022 - Patient Population and Clinical Measurements: The Frankel Cardiovascular Center at the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) is a regional center with expertise in managing a large variety of aortic diseases. Only adult patients (age between...

Incidence of Major Complication in Case of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

Jun 3rd, 2022 - Thoracic aneurysm is a silent disease with a potential mid-term high risk of death or major complications. Few data are available on the real incidence of major complications in case of small and moderate thoracic aneurysm. Different factors are s...

Treatment in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm: Surgery vs Surveillance

Apr 27th, 2022 - All patients referred electively to a participating investigator for the evaluation of their ascending aortic aneurysm will be screened for study eligibility. Patients between the age of 18 and 79 with an asymptomatic ascending aortic aneurysm bet...

Prehabilitation for Aortic Repair Patients

Jan 24th, 2022 - Patients undergoing elective repair of their thoracic aortic aneurysm will be randomized to a "prehabilitation" program prior to their surgery or to usual care. The prehabilitation program is self-directed program designed to improve health and qu...

Pathogenetic Basis of Aortopathy and Aortic Valve Disease

Jan 20th, 2022 - Thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) is a type of aortopathy describing dilation of the proximal aortic dimensions including the aortic root, which is a risk factor for aortic dissection and sudden cardiac death. TAA and other forms of aortopathy (e.g. ...

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News  26 results

Albuterol, Acidosis, and Aneurysms
Lucy Ma, MD, Christopher Russo et. al.

May 12th, 2021 - An 88-year-old male veteran with a medical history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on home oxygen, chronic alcohol use, squamous cell carcinoma of the lung status after left upper lobectomy, and a 5. 7 cm thoracic aortic aneurysm wa.

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.

Respiratory effects may account for worse survival in women undergoing DTA and TAAA repair
Mark S. Lesney, MDedge News

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.

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Patient Education  11 results see all →