dissecting aortic aneurysm

dissecting aortic aneurysm

Cardiovascular disease An aneurysm of the aorta in which there is an internal split in the wall of the aorta, caused by either ASHD or cystic medial hyperplasia. See Aneurysm, Aortic aneurysm.
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The medical cause of death was given by consultant pathologist Dr Fadel Bennani as "ruptured dissecting aortic aneurysm and large haemo pericardial tamponade".
Dissecting aortic aneurysm presenting with cardiovocal hoarseness.
PLAINTIFF'S CLAIM The defendants failed to order tests to rule out a dissecting aortic aneurysm and did not include aortic dissection in the differential diagnosis.
Computed tomography (CT) of the chest revealed a dissecting aortic aneurysm (figure), which suggested a recurrent laryngeal nerve injury that was caused by the stretching of the nerve around a slowly expanding aortic arch.
Larson died of a dissecting aortic aneurysm, a tear in the inner lining of the aorta, said Dr.
Several reviewers have stated that CT is more sensitive in the detection of dissecting aortic aneurysms than aortography.
For these reasons, CT has become one of the primary investigative and medical imaging techniques used for the diagnosis of dissecting aortic aneurysms.