Global and regional burden of aortic dissection and aneurysms: mortality trends in 21 world regions, 1990 to 2010.

@article{Sampson2014GlobalAR,
  title={Global and regional burden of aortic dissection and aneurysms: mortality trends in 21 world regions, 1990 to 2010.},
  author={Uchechukwu Sampson and Paul E. Norman and Francis Gerry R. Fowkes and Victor Aboyans and Yanna Song and Frank E. Harrell and Mohammad Hossein Forouzanfar and Mohsen Naghavi and Julie O. Denenberg and Mary M McDermott and Michael H. Criqui and George A. Mensah and Majid Ezzati and C. J. Murray},
  journal={Global heart},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={171-180.e10}
}
A comprehensive and systematic assessment of the global burden of aortic aneurysms (AA) has been lacking. Therefore, we estimated AA regional deaths and years of life lost (YLL) in 21 regions worldwide for 1990 and 2010. We used the GBD (Global Burden of Disease) 2010 study causes of death database and the cause of death ensemble modeling approach to assess levels and trends of AA deaths by age, sex, and GBD region. The global AA death rate per 100,000 population was 2.49 (95% CI: 1.78 to 3.27… CONTINUE READING
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