Determination of the expansion rate and incidence of rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysms.

@article{Limet1991DeterminationOT,
  title={Determination of the expansion rate and incidence of rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysms.},
  author={Raymond R Limet and Natzi Sakalihassan and Ana Albert},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={540-8}
}
Expansion rate and incidence of rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysms in relation to their size is a source of debate. We studied 114 patients (out of a cohort of 752 consecutive patients admitted with abdominal aortic aneurysms) who were denied any immediate operation because of patient's refusal, high surgical risk, or small transverse diameter as assessed by CT scanning and ultrasonography. All patients not operated on underwent from two to six repeated examinations during an average follow… CONTINUE READING

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