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The Vanishing Giant Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.
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PMID:  21444348     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Spontaneous sac size regression of a giant abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a rare event that has not been previously described. We report a case of an 89-year-old woman with a known 9-cm AAA, which was diagnosed in 2003. The patient had refused any kind of treatment at that time. Recent imaging studies obtained 7 years later revealed an AAA of 4 cm diameter. This is the first recorded case of significant spontaneous AAA sac shrinkage.
Authors:
Lian Krivoshei; Moshe Halak; Jacob Schneiderman; Daniel Silverberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular and endovascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1938-9116     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
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Created Date:  2011-3-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101136421     Medline TA:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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