[Detection and treatment of sub-renal aortic aneurysms].

@article{GoauBrissonnire2002DetectionAT,
  title={[Detection and treatment of sub-renal aortic aneurysms].},
  author={Olivier A Go{\"e}au-Brissonni{\`e}re and Armand Bourriez and Marc Coggia},
  journal={La Revue du praticien},
  year={2002},
  volume={52 10},
  pages={1073-7}
}
The risk of rupture of infrarenal aortic aneurysms justifies screening with ultrasound scanning in patients older than 65 years with cardiovascular risk factors. In the presence of an aneurysm measuring less than 5 cm in diameter, ultrasound surveillance can be performed every six months. Operation is indicated as soon as the largest diameter of an… CONTINUE READING