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Thoracic Aneurysms : Dangerous and Deadly

Author: Information Television Network.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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They've been called "silent killers": aneurysms that lurk in your body without your having a clue they're there. The danger is that if they rupture, the result can be life-threatening. This episode of Healthy Body, Healthy Mind takes a close look at aneurysms that are located in the chest cavity - called thoracic aneurysms. It highlights the risk factors and symptoms that might lead a person to suspect he has an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Videorecording
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Information Television Network.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 817232820
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (27 min.)) : sd., col.
Contents: Potential Danger Lurking Inside (2:13) --
Aneurysms with Atherosclerosis (2:45) --
Watchful Waiting (2:21) --
Medical Management (2:27) --
Ischemia (1:48) --
Symptoms (2:25) --
Avoiding Major Operation (3:41) --
Treating an Aneurysm. (2:50) --
Reducing Morbidity in Surgical Repair (2:12) --
Credits: Thoracic Aneurysms: Dangerous and Deadly (0:27)
Other Titles: Dangerous and Deadly
Responsibility: Information Television Network.

Abstract:

They've been called "silent killers": aneurysms that lurk in your body without your having a clue they're there. The danger is that if they rupture, the result can be life-threatening. This episode of Healthy Body, Healthy Mind takes a close look at aneurysms that are located in the chest cavity - called thoracic aneurysms. It highlights the risk factors and symptoms that might lead a person to suspect he has an aneurysm. The program also discusses the treatments that could defuse that "ticking time bomb.
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