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great ves·sels

(grāt ves'ĕlz)
Collective term for the venae cavae, pulmonary artery, pulmonary veins, and aorta.
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Caption: Figure 2: The 'mass' eviscerating through the anterior chest wall with part of great vessels.
(9) conducted a two-dimensional echocardiographic study in 196 children (aged 6 days to 18 years), reporting that great vessels grow at a predictable rate after birth, reaching 50% of adult dimensions at birth, 75% by 5 years and 90% by 12 years (9).
Reduction (open or closed) must be performed under general anesthesia with vascular and/or cardiothoracic surgery specialists available, as the reduction itself could injure one of the great vessels. Fortunately, most patients do quite well following surgery, with the majority achieving good-to-excellent results.
Preoperative mortality in transposition of the great vessels. Arch Pediatr 2000; 7(1): 34-9.
Anomalies of great vessels associated with lung hypoplasia.
Among the topics are the self-assembling process and applications in tissue engineering, honing cell and tissue culture conditions for bone and cartilage tissue engineering, the heart and great vessels, and tissue engineering functional gastrointestinal regions: the importance of stem and progenitor cells.
Bahri had taken delivery of ASLAF in July 2017 to continue its aggressive fleet expansion, and is set to add two more great vessels to its fleet before the end of the year to reinforce its position as the world's largest owner and operator of very large crude carriers.
Membranous interventricular septal aneurysms have been associated with ventricular septal defects and outflow abnormalities, such as transposition of the great vessels. (3,4) Even though these patients are often asymptomatic, they can be a source of arrhythmias or thrombus formation.
We completed with an MRI that showed the gestational sac with the embryo and detailed its tight link with the great vessels alongside (Figure 1).
The system is indicated for use via a lateral or anterolateral surgical approach, above the bifurcation of the great vessels in the treatment of thoracic and thoracolumbar (T1-L5) spine instability, or via the anterior surgical approach, below the bifurcation of the great vessels in the treatment of lumbar and lumbarsacral (L1-S1) spine instability.
"Other defects are often associated with EC including malformations of the great vessels, neck, ribs and sternebrae.
In addition, intrathoracic pressure swings strain the heart and great vessels.