aortic ectasia

aortic ectasia

Cardiology A condition characterized by aortic root dilatation associated with HTN and aging, resulting in aortic regurgitation. See Aortic regurgitation.
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have reported that acromegaly was associated with aortic ectasia, suggesting the GH and IGF-1 excess might have effects on the cardiovascular system [37].