Chapter 24. Diseases of the Aorta

  1. Thom W. Rooke MD1,
  2. Timothy M. Sullivan MD2 and
  3. Michael R. Jaff DO3
  1. Jon S. Matsumura MD and
  2. Timothy M. Sullivan MD

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692356.ch24

Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Interventions

Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Interventions

How to Cite

Matsumura, J. S. and Sullivan, T. M. (2007) Diseases of the Aorta, in Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Interventions (eds T. W. Rooke, T. M. Sullivan and M. R. Jaff), Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692356.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Head, Section of Vascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic; John and Posy Krehbiel Professor of Medicine, Mayo Medical School, College of Medicine; Rochester, Minnesota

  2. 2

    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, North Central Heart Institute, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  3. 3

    Director, Vascular Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Boston, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158275

Online ISBN: 9780470692356

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Keywords:

  • aorta wall;
  • lumens;
  • aneurysm;
  • chestradiography;
  • risk factors

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Aortic Dissection

  • Aortic Aneurysm

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