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Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

An abnormal balloon- or sac-like dilatation in the wall of the THORACIC AORTA. This proximal descending portion of aorta gives rise to the visceral and the parietal branches above the aortic hiatus at the diaphragm.
Also Known As:
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic; Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm; Aneurysm, Thoracic Aortic; Aneurysm, Thoracoabdominal Aortic; Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracoabdominal
Networked: 643 relevant articles (26 outcomes, 39 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
2. Aneurysm (Aneurysms)
3. Marfan Syndrome (Marfan's Syndrome)
4. Spinal Cord Injuries (Spinal Cord Injury)
5. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)

Experts

1. Coselli, Joseph S: 12 articles (02/2015 - 03/2002)
2. Ikonomidis, John S: 8 articles (05/2013 - 10/2006)
3. Kawaharada, Nobuyoshi: 7 articles (09/2014 - 01/2002)
4. Kurimoto, Yoshihiko: 7 articles (09/2014 - 04/2005)
5. Chiesa, Roberto: 7 articles (09/2014 - 07/2002)
6. LeMaire, Scott A: 7 articles (04/2013 - 03/2002)
7. Spinale, Francis G: 7 articles (02/2012 - 10/2006)
8. Bavaria, Joseph E: 6 articles (02/2014 - 10/2005)
9. Stroud, Robert E: 6 articles (05/2013 - 10/2006)
10. Jones, Jeffrey A: 6 articles (05/2013 - 01/2008)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm:
1. Doxycycline (Vibramycin)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Lactic AcidFDA LinkGeneric
3. Matrix MetalloproteinasesIBA
4. Transforming Growth Factor beta (TGF-beta)IBA
5. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)FDA LinkGeneric
6. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)IBA
7. allogenic effect factor (AEF)IBA
8. Heparin (Liquaemin)FDA LinkGeneric
9. Dacarbazine (DIC)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Matrix Metalloproteinase 2 (Gelatinase A)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Stents
2. Transplants (Transplant)
3. Cardiopulmonary Bypass (Heart-Lung Bypass)
4. Deep Hypothermia Induced Circulatory Arrest
5. Endovascular Procedures