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As Geary wrote, the baby was expected to arrive on March 1, the birthday of Thicke's father, actor Alan Thicke, who died Dec. 13, 2016, at age 69 from a ruptured aorta.
One of the sheaths carries a stent graft that surgeons can place inside the aorta.
One of Stone’s patients had come to the hospital with complications related to a Teflon graft used to replace diseased tissue in the aorta, the body’s main artery.
The cause was a transected aorta, said a grandson, Brett Mead.
One boy suffered a pierced liver after being thrust with one of the 8-to-10-inch knives, narrowly missing his heart and aorta, doctors said.
Common signs include long limbs and phalanges; a long, thin face; heart murmurs, enlarged aorta and other cardiovascular issues; vision problems; and stomach and leg pain, the NIH says.
For Sichuan-style hot pot, people like intestines and aortas in them.
From the groin, McNutt threaded the catheter through the primary artery in Cassidy’s thigh up to the aorta, then opened the balloon in the pelvis region.
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Origin and Etymology of aorta
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Definition of aorta for English Language Learners
: the large artery that brings blood from the heart to the rest of the body
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