Animal models of abdominal aortic aneurysm and their role in furthering management of human disease.

@article{Trollope2011AnimalMO,
  title={Animal models of abdominal aortic aneurysm and their role in furthering management of human disease.},
  author={Alexandra Fay Trollope and Joseph Vaughan Moxon and Corey S. Moran and Jonathan Golledge},
  journal={Cardiovascular pathology : the official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={114-23}
}
Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a common degenerative disorder associated with sudden death due to aortic rupture. Current therapy is limited to open surgical repair of the aorta or endovascular placement of covered stents to exclude the abdominal aortic aneurysm from the circulation. A number of different animal models have been developed in order to study… CONTINUE READING