Biological, Geometric and Biomechanical Factors Influencing Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Rupture Risk: A Comprehensive Review

@article{Raut2013BiologicalGA,
  title={Biological, Geometric and Biomechanical Factors Influencing Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Rupture Risk: A Comprehensive Review},
  author={Samarth S. Raut and Santanu Chandra and Judy Shum and Christopher B. Washington and Satish C. Muluk and Ender A. Finol and Jos{\'e} F{\'e}lix Rodr{\'i}guez},
  journal={Recent Patents on Medical Imaging},
  year={2013},
  volume={3},
  pages={44-59}
}
The current clinical management of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) disease is based to a great extent on measuring the aneurysm maximum diameter to decide when timely intervention is required. Decades of clinical evidence show that aneurysm diameter is positively associated with the probability of rupture, but that other parameters may also play a role in causing or predisposing the AAA to rupture. Biological factors associated with smooth muscle apoptosis are implicated in AAA expansion while… 
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