Tag: Takayasu’s arteritis

The Determining the Role of Endothelium and Extracellular Matrix in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

The goal of this research was to look at the pathophysiology of thoracic aortic aneurysms from a morphological standpoint. Thoracic aneurysms are more prevalent in the ascending aorta and arch, accounting for 60% of all cases, and 40% in the descending aorta, however the etiological causes are different in each area. While atherosclerosis, bicuspid aortic […]

A Typical Presentation of Takayasu’s Arteritis – Takayasu’s Arteritis: An Approch to Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Background: Takayasu vasculitis is a rare type of large artery vasculitis that predominantly affects the aorta and its main branches; depending on the group of blood vessels involved, signs and symptoms are usually related to systemic inflammation or ischemia of an organ. Increased platelet and coagulation activity are linked to Takayasu arteritis, resulting in hypercoagulability. […]

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