penetrating ulcer

pen·e·trat·ing ul·cer

an ulcer extending into deeper tissues of an organ.
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There was moderate atherosclerosis in the arch of the aorta, but this was not complicated by a penetrating ulcer, aneurysmal dilatation, or pseudoaneurysm formation.
Less common yet serious conditions such as a penetrating ulcer of the aorta or a fistula, which is an abnormal connection or passageway between the aorta and other organs, can cause fatal hemorrhage.
Thoracic Endovascular Stent Graft System (Thoraflex[TM]) in the treatment of aneurysm or penetrating ulcer of the descending thoracic aorta.
It's an updated version of the FDA-approved Valiant Captivia thoracic stent graft, a minimally invasive device that treats aneurysms, penetrating ulcers and related conditions of the descending thoracic aorta.
Aortic pathologies such as aneurysms, arterial penetrating ulcers, intramural hematomas and dissections are potentially life-threatening since the aorta is the major artery that allows blood to leave the heart.
14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aortic pathologies such as aneurysms, arterial penetrating ulcers, intramural hematomas and dissections are potentially life-threatening since the aorta is the major artery that allows blood to leave the heart.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for endovascular repair of aneurysms and penetrating ulcers of the descending thoracic aorta in patients with a non-aneurysmal aortic diameter in the range of 18-42 mm and non-aneurysmal aortic proximal and distal neck lengths 20 mm.
Lee has established a stellar and far-reaching reputation for the diagnosis and treatment of complex aortic diseases involving aneurysms, dissections, traumatic transections and penetrating ulcers.
The Valiant Thoracic Stent Graft System is indicated for the endovascular repair of fusiform aneurysms, saccular aneurysms and penetrating ulcers of the descending thoracic aorta in patients having appropriate anatomy, including: iliac or femoral access vessel morphology that is compatible with vascular access techniques, devices, and/or accessories, non-aneurysmal aortic diameter in the range of 18-42 mm and non-aneurysmal aortic proximal and distal neck lengths 20 mm.
25% More Patients with Aneurysms and Penetrating Ulcers of Thoracic Aorta Now Have Access to Life-Saving Therapy that Avoids Open Surgery
Thoracic stent grafts are used for the minimally invasive repair of the thoracic aorta - the body's largest artery - for several disease states, including aneurysms, penetrating ulcers, acute or chronic dissections, and contained or traumatic ruptures.