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aort-

, aorto- [L. fr. Gr. aortē, the large artery]
Prefixes meaning aorta.
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Frequency table of patency categories for each of the 3 arterial segments Aorto- Femoro- Tibio- Asymptotic Patency Iliac Popliteal Peroneal Significance Cateogies Segment Segment Segment Total Level Category 5 6 50 91 147 .000 Category 4 8 28 40 76 .000 Category 3 19 15 18 52 0.779 Category 2 156 153 119 428 .052 Category 1 63 38 16 117 .000 TOTAL 252 284 284 820 Table 2.
If there were major aorto- pulmonary collateral arteries (MAPCA's) they were also initially dissected free to be ligated or implanted later while on CPB.