Giant abdominal aortic aneurysm of uncommon etiology due to Beh çet disease

Beh çet disease is a multisystem disorder presenting with recurrent oral and genital ulcerations as well as with ocular involvement. Vascular involvement can occur in up to 50% of affected patients. Arterial aneurysms are often multiple and are characterized by a saccular configuration with increased r isk of unexpected rupture, thrombosis, and aneurysm recurrence. Here we report a case of giant infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm in a 34-year-old man with Behçet disease who underwent aneurysmorrhaphy and aortobifemoral bypass.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research

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Source: Annals of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Clinical Research, Basic Science Source Type: research
Publication date: October 2019Source: Molecular Immunology, Volume 114Author(s): Jose Luis Martin-Ventura, Diego Martinez-Lopez, Raquel Roldan-Montero, Carmen Gomez-Guerrero, Luis Miguel Blanco-ColioAbstractCardiovascular diseases (CVD) remain the major cause of morbidity and mortality in Europe. The clinical complications associated to arterial wall rupture involve intimal cap rupture in complicated atherosclerotic plaques and medial rupture in abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). The mechanisms underlying pathological vascular remodeling include lipid accumulation, cell proliferation, redox imbalance, proteolysis, leukocyte ...
Source: Molecular Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
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Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Biomechanical Engineering - Category: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research
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Source: Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol Source Type: research
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Source: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol Source Type: research
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Source: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology - Category: Cardiology Tags: Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology : JVIR - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research
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