Organ: Aorta

Aorta: Main artery of the heart
Aorta: Blood vessel that delivers oxygen-rich blood from the left ventricle to the body; it is the largest blood vessel in the body. 1
Condition count: 5 ; see list below.
Organ types: Artery (22)
Related organs: heart (55), heart valves (8)
Main condition: Aorta conditions
Organs: all organs

Diseases list: The following list of medical conditions have 'Aorta' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:


  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm ... aorta
  • Aorta conditions ... aorta
  • Aortic aneurysm ... aorta
  • Aortic coarctation ... aorta
  • Aortic valve disease ... aorta

    1. excerpt from NHLBI, Facts About Primary Pulmonary Hypertension: NHLBI

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