ascending aorta


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as·cend·ing a·or·ta

[TA]
the intrapericardial part of the aorta in front of the aortic arch from which arise the coronary arteries.

ascending aorta

n.
The part of the aorta that extends from its origin in the left ventricle of the heart to the aortic arch.

ascending aorta

[asen′ding]
Etymology: L, ascendere, to climb
one of the four main sections of the aorta, giving rise to the right and left coronary arteries, continuing as the arch of the aorta. See also arch of the aorta.

as·cend·ing a·or·ta

(ă-send'ing ā-ōr'tă) [TA]
The part of the aorta proximal to the aortic arch, from which the coronary arteries arise.
Synonym(s): aorta ascendens, ascending part of aorta, pars ascendens aortae.

ascending aorta

The first part of the aorta, extending upwards from its origin in the upper surface of the heart to the aortic arch.

aorta

pl. aortae, aortas [L.] the great artery arising from the left ventricle, being the main trunk from which the systemic arterial system proceeds. See Table 9. See also aortic.

abdominal aorta
the part of the descending aorta within the abdomen.
ascending aorta
the first part of the aorta which passes dorsally and cranially.
descending aorta
the aorta after it turns caudally at the aortic arch.
overriding aorta
see overriding aorta.
supravalvular aorta
the portion of aorta immediately above the aortic valve.
terminal aorta
the segment of the aorta immediately before it divides into the iliac arteries.
thoracic aorta
the part of the descending aorta within the thorax.
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Once the ascending aorta reaches 6 cm, the annual rates of rupture, dissection, and aorta-related death are 3.
1993), it was determined that in the flamingos examined in the present study, the brachiocephalic trunks arose from the ascending aorta.
Age Wise Distribution of Mean Percentage Thickness of Tunica Media in Ascending Aorta.
However, we also introduce a new approach for initializing the ascending aorta from the multiple Hough circle detections.
A technique for complete replacement of the ascending aorta.
Epiaortic ultrasound is superior to palpation or transesophageal echo to detect location and severity of ascending aorta atherosclerosis that can pose a risk for perioperative stroke in CABG patients.
contained within a tubular graft prosthesis is used to replace the aortic valve, aortic root and ascending aorta, with re-implantation of the coronary arteries into the graft.
1) The most common site of injury is the proximal descending aorta, followed by the ascending aorta and aortic arch.
Dissections involving the ascending aorta present with retrosternal chest pain, while interscapular pain suggests involvement of the descending aorta.
We measured various indicators of oxidative stress and inflammation in the lung and cardiovascular tissue, and we determined plaque formation on the ascending aorta.
As the researchers changed the angle between the outflow graft and the aorta, the blood clots tended to bypass the carotid arteries and travel down the ascending aorta.