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Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Summary

Description: 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) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Doxycycline (Vibramycin) : 2 outcomes in 2 results : FDA 23 Generic
  2. Lactic Acid : 1 outcome 2 studies in 2 results : FDA 4 Generic
  3. Matrix Metalloproteinases : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  4. Transforming Growth Factor beta (TGF-beta) : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  5. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 80 Generic
  6. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel) : 1 outcome in 11 results : IBA
  7. allogenic effect factor (AEF) : 1 outcome in 9 results : IBA
  8. Heparin (Liquaemin) : 1 outcome in 6 results : FDA 74 Generic
  9. Dacarbazine (DIC) : 1 outcome in 6 results : FDA 10 Generic
  10. Matrix Metalloproteinase 2 (Gelatinase A) : 1 outcome in 5 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

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

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  1. Stents : 8 outcomes 9 studies in 179 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 6 outcomes 10 studies in 227 results
  3. Cardiopulmonary Bypass (Heart-Lung Bypass) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 21 results
  4. Deep Hypothermia Induced Circulatory Arrest : 1 outcome 1 study in 12 results
  5. Endovascular Procedures : 1 outcome in 8 results
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