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Rapid Aortic Enlargement Requiring Surgery in Patients with Chronic Type B Aortic Dissection.
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PMID:  23180433     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
We report the relationship between rapid aortic enlargement of chronic type B aortic dissection and sleep disorder due to anxiety after Tohoku disaster. Five patients underwent surgical procedures due to rapid aortic enlargement after the earthquake disaster. They reported that their morning blood pressure increased to approximately 190 mm Hg after the disaster. They were troubled with severe insomnia due to anxiety about the continuing aftershocks. In primary care for patients with mental stress after a big disaster, it is important to keep a careful monitoring of blood pressure besides assessment of anxiety and sleep.
Mitsumasa Hata; Kenji Akiyama; Shinji Wakui; Ayako Takasaka; Motomi Shiono
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1439-1902     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Nihon University, Nerima Hikarigaoka Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.
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