Arterial Tortuosity Syndrome

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Arterial Tortuosity Syndrome

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The terms "Arterial Tortuosity Syndrome" returned 10 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Arterial tortuosity and aneurysm in a case of Loeys-Dietz syndrome type IB with a mutation p.R537P in the TGFBR2 gene.
 

Author(s): Esra Kiliç, Yasemin Alanay, Eda Utine, Burçe Ozgen-Mocan, Peter N Robinson, Koray Boduroğlu

Journal: Turk. J. Pediatr.. ;54(2):198-202.

 

We report a 13-year-old girl with Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS) caused by a known transforming growth factor beta receptor II (TGFBR2) gene mutation, who developed aortic root dilatation and saccular aneurysm of the internal carotid artery. LDS is a rare, autosomal dominant aortic aneurysm ...

Last Updated: 27 Jun 2012

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Repair of ascending aortic aneurysm in a patient with arterial tortuosity syndrome.
 

Author(s): Nihat Cine, Murat Basaran, Fusun Guzelmeric, Hasan Sunar

Journal: Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2011 Jun;12(6):1051-3.

 

Arterial tortuosity syndrome (ATS) is a rare connective tissue disease characterized by aneurysms and stenosis of large elastic arteries. In this case report, we present the case of an eight-year-old with ATS who underwent successful hemi-arch and ascending aortic replacement with tube graft.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2011

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Arterial tortuosity syndrome in two Italian paediatric patients.
 

Author(s): Marco Ritelli, Bruno Drera, Mariano Vicchio, Giovanni Puppini, Paolo Biban, Mara Pilati, Maria Antonia Prioli, Sergio Barlati, Marina Colombi

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Arterial tortuosity syndrome (ATS) (OMIM #208050) is a rare autosomal recessive connective tissue disorder characterized by tortuosity and elongation of the large and medium-sized arteries, propensity to aneurysms formation, vascular dissection, and pulmonary arteries stenosis. ATS ...

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2009

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The terms "Arterial Tortuosity Syndrome" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cardiovascular findings in a boy with arterial tortuosity syndrome: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Filiz Ekici, Tayfun Uçar, Suat Fitöz, Semra Atalay, Ercan Tutar

Journal: Turk. J. Pediatr.. ;53(1):104-7.

 

Arterial tortuosity syndrome (ATS) is a rare hereditary, autosomal recessive, connective tissue disorder. Herein, we describe a five-year-old boy. He had hyperextensible skin, atypical facial features and inguinal hernia. We present his vascular imaging studies of kinking and tortuosity ...

Last Updated: 3 May 2011

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