Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm--outcome in a community teaching hospital intensive care unit.

Abstract

Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (RAAA) is a surgical emergency associated with a high mortality often requiring postoperative intensive care. Our objectives were to assess the outcome of RAAA management in a nontertiary community hospital intensive care unit (ICU) and to compare this with historical data from tertiary hospitals. We also sought to… (More)

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@article{Ho1999RupturedAA, title={Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm--outcome in a community teaching hospital intensive care unit.}, author={K. Ho and Keith R. Burgess and Stanton H. Braude}, journal={Anaesthesia and intensive care}, year={1999}, volume={27 5}, pages={497-502} }