Histological features of human abdominal aortic aneurysm are not related to clinical characteristics.

@article{Hellenthal2009HistologicalFO,
  title={Histological features of human abdominal aortic aneurysm are not related to clinical characteristics.},
  author={Femke A. M. V. I. Hellenthal and Irma Laurentia Antonia Geenen and Joep A. W. Teijink and Sylvia Heeneman and Geert Willem H. Schurink},
  journal={Cardiovascular pathology : the official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={286-93}
}
BACKGROUND Clinical presentation, maximal aortic diameter (Dmax), and growth rate are considered important clinical characteristics of the abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Histologically, AAA is characterized by pathological changes of the media. In the present study, we investigated whether and how the histological features of AAA were related to clinical characteristics. METHODS Clinical characteristics and anterior aneurysm wall biopsies were collected prospectively. Histological… CONTINUE READING
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