aneurysm aneurysm

Definition(s):

  • (n) a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A new device could greatly simplify the surgery required to deal with aneurysm, according to a research team at Stanford University.
  2. When the Godfather of Grunge discovered he had a potentially fatal aneurysm, he took a week, went to Nashville and added to his legacy by making another classic album.
  3. Within 15 minutes, clotting had set in and the aneurysm was shrinking.

News

  1. Kansas Infant’s Brain Aneurysm Fixed With Superglue

    Superglue gives a 3-week-old infant with a brain aneurysm, giving baby Ashlyn Julian another shot at life. Dr. Koji Ebersole of Olathe, Kansas injected surgical superglue to stop a brain aneurysm from bursting inside 3-week-old Ashlyn Julian. Born on May 16, little Ashlyn seemed to start acting strangly soon after she was brought home from [...] Kansas Infant’s Brain Aneurysm Fixed With ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Super glue used to fix newborn's aneurysm

    Doctors at the University of Kansas Hospital have made history with a procedure they used to fix a baby's aneurysm with super glue.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Hawaii News Now

  3. Research and Markets: Aneurysm Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2013

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Aneurysm Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2013" report
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "You wake up and have some inflammation. That's basically what it is," Francona said Wednesday. "Not an aneurysm or a clot."
    on Aug 20, 2008 By: Terry Francona Source: ESPN

  2. "I'm just so grateful, and feel so good about the fact that God let me live through that aneurysm," Wagoner said earlier this year. "I guess I think he had some other things that he wanted me to do."
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Porter Wagoner Source: Dickson Herald

  3. Bambury agrees, adding: "And just because you know how to fix an aneurysm doesn't mean you know the next triangle in the sequence, either."
    on Mar 15, 2007 By: Brent Bambury Source: Toronto Star

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