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Abdominal and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9891579     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
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.
W C Sternbergh; M D Gonze; C L Garrard; S R Money
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Surgical clinics of North America     Volume:  78     ISSN:  0039-6109     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1998 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-02-04     Completed Date:  1999-02-04     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0074243     Medline TA:  Surg Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  827-43, ix     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Section of Vascular Surgery, Ochsner Medical Institutions, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / diagnosis,  pathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / diagnosis,  pathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Aortic Rupture / etiology,  surgery
Aortitis / surgery
Intraoperative Complications / prevention & control
Ischemia / etiology,  prevention & control
Postoperative Complications / prevention & control
Risk Factors
Spinal Cord / blood supply

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