aortopathy

aortopathy

 [a″or-top´ah-the]
any disease of the aorta.

a·or·top·a·thy

(ā'ōr-top'ă-thē),
Disease affecting the aorta.
[aorta + G. pathos, suffering]

aortopathy

/aor·top·a·thy/ (a″or-top´ah-the) any disease of the aorta.

a·or·top·a·thy

(ā-ōr-top'ă-thē)
Disease affecting the aorta.
[aorta + G. pathos, suffering]

aortopathy

any disease of the aorta.
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While SOVA can be congenital or acquired (8, 9), this patient demonstrated no known aortopathy-associated genetic mutations in a specific limited aortopathy panel (ACTA2, CBS, COL3A1, COL5A1, COL5A2, FBN1, FBN2, MYH11, MYLK, PLOD1, SKI, SLC2A10, SMAD3, SMAD4, TGFB2, TGFBR1, TGFBR2; aortopathy panel performed by ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, Utah) (10).
Intrinsic histological abnormalities of aortic root and ascending aorta in tetralogy of Fallot: evidence of causative mechanism for aortic dilatation and aortopathy.
Marfan syndrome and aortopathy, Eisenmenger's syndrome (an advanced form of pulmonary artery hypertension), peripartum cardiomyopathy with residual left ventricular dysfunction, severe aortic stenosis, and mechanical valves are all associated with high maternal and fetal death rates, and pregnancy in women with these conditions should be avoided and possibly electively terminated when it does occur, urged the experts.
Pregnancy can also induce aortic disease or enhance the preexisting aortopathy seen in connective tissue disorders.