Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm—epidemiology, predisposing factors, and biology


Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a common degenerative vascular disorder associated with sudden death due to aortic rupture. This review describes epidemiology, predisposing factors, and biology of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAAs). Based on a selective literature search in Medline (PubMed), original publications, meta-analyses, systematic reviews… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00423-016-1401-8