aortic occlusion

aortic occlusion

Cardiology The partial or complete occlusion of the aorta along its path, an event which, given its hemodynamic consequences, is incompatible with long-term viability of the tissues 'south' of the occlusion
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Clinical images: Hypertension due to otherwise asymptomatic, complete aortic occlusion in Takayasu arteritis.
In contrast, Benditt et al (5) demonstrated prolonged LV epicardial and endocardial effective refractory periods as a result of aortic occlusion in dogs in situ.
It is the first commercially-available cardiac surgery device with an integrated design to perform four functions through a single incision, including internal aortic occlusion, arterial perfusion, antegrade cardioplegia delivery and aortic venting.