Incidence of femoral and popliteal artery aneurysms in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms.

@article{Diwan2000IncidenceOF,
  title={Incidence of femoral and popliteal artery aneurysms in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms.},
  author={Aparna Diwan and Rajabrata Sarkar and James C. Stanley and Gerald B. Zelenock and Thomas W. Wakefield},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={863-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of femoral and popliteal aneurysms in men and women who have abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) and to assess potential etiologic differences in patients with and without these lower extremity aneurysms. METHODS We studied 313 consecutive patients with AAAs encountered from 1995 to 1998 who underwent prospective ultrasound scanning to detect the presence or absence of femoral and popliteal aneurysms. Patients with and without… CONTINUE READING

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