Aneurysms of the Aorta and Its Major Branches

  • Jeffrey S. Rose
  • Faye Lee
  • Uri Elkayam

Abstract

There is no question that the most catastrophic disease of the aorta is acute dissection. That this illness occurs in pregnancy has been shown by many clinical observers.1 However, despite recognition of dissecting hemotoma of the aorta in antiquity, it remains a poorly understood condition, and its association with the pregnant state a clinical and pathophysiological enigma.

Keywords

Ischemia Estrogen Anemia Cyanide Estradiol 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1985

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  • Jeffrey S. Rose
  • Faye Lee
  • Uri Elkayam

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