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Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiovascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
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2130
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Your surgeon will put an endovascular stent graft into your aorta. The aorta is the biggest artery in your body. Different diseases may affect your aorta. Your aorta needs to be repaired so it does not rupture (break) and cause severe (very bad) bleeding. This can lead to death. There are 2 ways to repair your aorta: TEVAR where the surgeon places a stent graft through a small incision in your groin, or through open repair where the surgeon makes a large incision through your breastbone and pot…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Cardiovascular Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic - surgery
Cardiovascular Diseases - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Aortic aneurysms
Aorta--Surgery
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Surgery
Abstract
Your surgeon will put an endovascular stent graft into your aorta. The aorta is the biggest artery in your body. Different diseases may affect your aorta. Your aorta needs to be repaired so it does not rupture (break) and cause severe (very bad) bleeding. This can lead to death. There are 2 ways to repair your aorta: TEVAR where the surgeon places a stent graft through a small incision in your groin, or through open repair where the surgeon makes a large incision through your breastbone and potentially down to your belly depending on the extent of your aneurysm. TEVAR surgery is an alternative to open surgery. The pamphlet outlines the benefits of TEVAR compared to open repair, and possible complications of this surgery. Your care before and after surgery and at home is outlined. Information about a healthy lifestyle is provided. Symptoms that need to be checked by your primary health care provider right away are noted as well as information about followup appointments.
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Prepared by: Cardiovascular Surgery, QEII
Pamphlet Number
2130
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Cardiovascular imaging : arterial and aortic valve inflammation and calcification

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Elena Aikawa, editor. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2015.
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Aikawa, Elena
Responsibility
Elena Aikawa, editor
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 389 pages)
ISBN
9783319092683 (electronic bk.)
9783319092676
Subjects (MeSH)
Aortic Valve Stenosis - diagnosis
Atherosclerosis - diagnosis
Cardiac Imaging Techniques
Diagnostic Techniques, Cardiovascular
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular system - Diseases - Imaging
Contents
Part I. Preclinical Imaging of Mechanisms of Atherosclerosis and Its Complications -- 1. Pathobiology and Mechanisms of Atherosclerosis -- 2. Ultrasound Molecular Imaging of Endothelial Cell Activation and Damage in Atherosclerosis -- 3. Molecular Imaging of Macrophages in Atherosclerosis -- 4. Intravascular Molecular Imaging of Proteolytic Activity -- 5. Optical Molecular Imaging of Inflammation and Calcification in Atherosclerosis -- 6. Molecular Imaging of Oxidation- Specific Epitopes to Detect High-Risk Atherosclerotic Plaques -- 7. Live Cell Multiphoton Microscopy of Atherosclerotic Plaques in Mouse Aortas -- 8. Imaging of Complications in Atherosclerosis: Thrombosis and Platelet Aggregation -- Part II. Imaging Insights into Mechanisms of Calcific Aortic Valve Disease (CAVD) and Calcification -- 9. Pathobiology and Optical Molecular Imaging of Calcific Aortic Valve Disease -- 10. PET/CT Imaging of Inflammation and Calcification in CAVD: Clinical Studies -- 11. Ultrasound Imaging of Calcific Aortic Valve Disease -- 12. Innovations in Microscopic Imaging of Atherosclerosis and Valvular Disease -- Part III. Clinical Imaging of Cardiovascular Inflammation and Calcification -- 13. Molecular MR Imaging of Atherosclerosis -- 14. Cardiac PET Imaging in Coronary Artery Disease -- 15. PET/CT Imaging of Inflammation and Calcification -- 16. Clinical Feasibility and Monitoring of the Effects of Anti-inflammatory Therapy in Atherosclerosis.
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e-Book
Location
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