Prevalence of abdominal aortic aneurysm in Chinese patients with severe coronary artery disease.

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BACKGROUND The Asian population is believed to have lower incidence of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), and hence, the benefit of screening is uncertain. The size of native aorta in Asians, which shall affect the definition of AAA, has also never been reported. Our study investigated the prevalence of AAA and the infra-renal aortic diameter (AD) in Chinese… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2010.05345.x

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