Chapter

The Aorta

Peter C. Spittell

in Mayo Clinic Cardiology

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199915712
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322824 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199915712.003.0920

Series: Mayo Clinic Scientific Press

The Aorta

Show Summary Details

Preview

The various conditions affecting the aorta, including atheroembolism, abdominal aortic aneurysm, dissection, penetrating ulcer, intramural hematoma, and rupture are reviewed in this chapter. Causes, clinical presentation, evaluation, natural history, and treatment of conditions affecting the aorta are covered as well.

Chapter.  3372 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.