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    Aortic Dissection Treatments I. The Search Story When I was little, my aunt had open heart surgery to repair an issue in her aorta. Ever since then I have been fascinated with the human heart, especially the aorta. I used to pretend to be a doctor and walk around the house in a white coat. My aunt would tell me about her surgery, and it always kept me at the edge of my seat. When time came to pick our topics, I naturally leaned towards the aorta. However it was too broad to write one paper on. I chose aortic dissections because they intrigued me the most. I researched many different topics before settling on aortic dissections. It took a while to fully grasp the topic. Once I figured out exactly what aortic dissections were, I pushed myself to find a specific aspect of…

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    Vasovagal Syncope, Adult Syncope, which is commonly known as fainting or passing out, is a temporary loss of consciousness. It occurs when the blood flow to the brain is reduced. Vasovagal syncope, which is also called neurocardiogenic syncope, is a fainting spell that happens when blood flow to the brain is reduced because of a sudden drop in heart rate and blood pressure. Vasovagal syncope is usually harmless. However, you can get injured if you fall during a fainting spell. CAUSES This…

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    Aortic Aneurysm 4.) Symptoms: Source: @healthline. "Aortic Aneurysm." Healthline. N.p., 26 Jan. 2016. Web. 14 Oct. 2016. In its early stages, aortic aneurysm may show zero symptoms. However, as the aneurysm grows bigger, they may create abdominal, chest, and even back pain. Most go undiagnosed until they’re found during a routine doctor’s appointment. A ruptured aneurysm, in contrast, is a medical emergency that will cause future critical symptoms. These can involve sudden and intense pain…

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    The Insured stated based upon her symptoms of aortic dissection of having, sudden, constant chest pain and upper back pain, sometimes described as a “ripping” or “tearing” in her chest. She said the pain is caused by moving from one place to another coupled with the pain to her right hand and the left hip; she is feeling that these medical conditions are preventing her from living a normal life at home. This, in turn, is preventing her from returning to work, after her conditions began in March…

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    As the red and blue emergency lights emanated from our ambulance during a cold January night, I began to think about the possible medical emergencies (chest pain) that I might encounter upon our arrival. Whether it was an asthma exacerbation, aortic dissection, or costochondritis, I needed to think and prepare for every possibility. However, my thoughts were soon interrupted by my partner, who turned off the sirens and picked up the radio. “Dispatch, this is Rescue three. On scene.” “Copy,…

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    Whitman’s intention is to show that numbers and diagrams cannot sum up what the universe has to offer. To get a better grasp of a lesson, one must experience the lesson first hand. Whitman’s behavior and actions throughout the poem may appear to be unusual, but they seem common to me. I had a similar experience back in high school. When Whitman stepped outside and gazed up at the stars, there was no mathematical analysis that confined him to seeing the true beauty of the universe. In my…

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    Aneurysms of the foot arteries are rare. A case of a true dorsalis pedis artery saccular aneurysm in a 69 years old man, in which there was no history of trauma is presented. The arterial duplex, intraoperative features, operative procedure and literature review are presented and discussed. Introduction Dorsalis pedis artery (DPA) aneurysms, though uncommon, are well recognized clinical presentation and it was first referred by Cuff in 1907, who is described a spontaneous aneurysm on the…

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    Aneurysms of the foot arteries are rare. A case of a true dorsalis pedis artery aneurysm in a 69 years old man with no history of local trauma is presented. Arterial duplex scan findings, intraoperative features, operative procedure and literature review are presented and discussed. Dorsalis pedis artery aneurysms (DPAA), though uncommon, are well recognized and the first clinical presentation is ought to Cuff in 1907, who described a spontaneous aneurysm on the dorsum of the foot of a 53 year…

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    Essay On Aneurysm

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    it is and how fast it is growing. The watch and wait method include an ultrasound every 6 to 12 months .The patient will be asked to stay aware of any discomfort and report it immediately to their doctor. Any aneurysm bigger than 2.2 inches require surgery. Endovascular is another safer way to remove an aneurysm. A graft (a woven tube covered tube with a metal mesh supporting it) is inserted in a catheter which goes in and threaded up into the aorta. The mesh is place at the location of with…

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    Ineffectiveness of Animal Testing in the Medical Field Experimenting on animals for knowledge in the scientific field is not something newly developed. Aristotle in 300 BC was known for dissecting animals and then making hypotheses about what he discovered in their anatomy. Even in current modern society, learning is done through animal experimentation and dissection. Almost as if a rite of passage, most students in high school will dissect either a worm or cat to help with their learning…

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