abdominal aortic aneurysm


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an aneurysm of the abdominal aorta associated with old age and hypertension

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Aortic aneurysm can be of two types, thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).
Abdominal aortic aneurysms (TAB) are life-threatening for the patient.
Aortitis and bilateral ureteral obstruction after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg 2004;39:1344-1347.
In addition, being older or having high levels of bad cholesterol also increased the risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm, the researchers noted.
In ApoE-/- mice infused with angiotensin II in vivo, the administration of melatonin decreases the levels of metalloproteinase-2 and -9 and attenuates the development of abdominal aortic aneurysm (9).
In the United States, the incidence of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is 2-4% with the elderly men, smokers, and people with a family history of AAA constituting the predisposed group.1 Aorta-caval fistula (ACF) formation is a rare complication that is caused by the rupture or erosion of AAA into the vena cava.
In five years, the Wales Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme has identified 905 people suffering with the condition.
Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), a swelling of the aorta, the main artery that supplies blood to the body, can quickly lead to death with little warning.
Repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm using the keyhole surgery technique also has its share of risks but comes with proven benefits if it is done in the right way by a highly skilled doctor.
Coronary artery ectasia (CAE), intracranial aneurysm (ICA), and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) are examples of arterial aneurysms [3].
Endovascular repair of suprarenal infected abdominal aortic aneurysm is even more complex because concomitant renovisceral debranching is usually required.
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a common degenerative cardiovascular disease.
Objective: To compare ultrasonography (US) and computed tomography (CT) data for evaluation of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Surgical treatment result of abdominal aortic aneurysm in BehAaAaAeAoet's disease.