Inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysms and atherosclerotic abdominal aortic aneurysms--comparisons of clinical features and long-term results.

@article{Sasaki1997InflammatoryAA,
  title={Inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysms and atherosclerotic abdominal aortic aneurysms--comparisons of clinical features and long-term results.},
  author={Sh Sasaki and Keishu Yasuda and Ko Takigami and H. Yamauchi and Norihiko Shiiya and M. Sakuma},
  journal={Japanese circulation journal},
  year={1997},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={231-5}
}
A total of 274 patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms due to atherosclerosis (AAA) and 16 patients with inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysms (IAAA) were reviewed to compare and contrast the clinical characteristics of the 2 groups. The AAA group comprised 243 men and 31 women with a mean age of 69.2 +/- 0.4 (range 51-86) years. The IAAA group comprised 15 men and 1 woman with a mean age of 67.4 +/- 2.0 (range 53-81) years. Most patients with IAAA (12/16; 75.0%) had pain at presentation… CONTINUE READING

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