The fate of AAA patients referred electively to vascular surgical unit.

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BACKGROUND The ideal treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) is to operate aneurysms likely to rupture, without exposing other cases to major surgery. The purpose here was to analyse retrospectively the management of AAA in a well-defined geographical region in the 1990's. METHODS 194 new vascular surgical outpatient consultations due to AAA were… (More)

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@article{Heikkinen2002TheFO, title={The fate of AAA patients referred electively to vascular surgical unit.}, author={Maarit A Heikkinen and J. Salenius and Rainer Zeitlin and Juhani Saarinen and V. Suominen and Riina Mets{\"a}noja and Ossi Auvinen}, journal={Scandinavian journal of surgery : SJS : official organ for the Finnish Surgical Society and the Scandinavian Surgical Society}, year={2002}, volume={91 4}, pages={345-52} }