Abdominal and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm

Sternbergh, W. Charles, Gonze, Mark D., Garrard, C. Louis and Money, Samuel R. (1998) Abdominal and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm. Surgical Clinics of North America, 78 5: 827-843.


Author Sternbergh, W. Charles
Gonze, Mark D.
Garrard, C. Louis
Money, Samuel R.
Title Abdominal and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm
Journal name Surgical Clinics of North America   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0039-6109
1558-3171
Publication date 1998-10
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/S0039-6109(05)70353-4
Volume 78
Issue 5
Start page 827
End page 843
Total pages 18
Place of publication Maryland Heights, MO, United States
Publisher W.B. Saunders
Language eng
Abstract Most abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (TAAA) are asymptomatic and are found on physical exam or incidentally during radiological studies for other indications. These aneurysms are repaired primarily because their risk of rupture increases geometrically as the size exceeds 5 cm. The potential morbidity of intraoperative visceral and spinal ischemia involved with TAAA repair may be reduced with various adjunctive maneuvers.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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