Infrarenal aortic aneurysms. Asymptomatic versus symptomatic.

  title={Infrarenal aortic aneurysms. Asymptomatic versus symptomatic.},
  author={Donald Payne and David C Rosenthal and P A Lamis and P E Stanton},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  volume={51 2},
Between 1978 and 1983, 103 patients underwent operations for infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). Fifty-seven patients (group I) had elective procedures without a death and with a morbidity of 19 per cent. Thirty-three patients (group II) had symptomatic but nonruptured AAA, while 13 patients (group III) had ruptured AAA. In group II, the mortality… CONTINUE READING