Chapter 59. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

  1. Enrico Ascher,
  2. L. H. Hollier,
  3. D. Eugene Strandness,
  4. Jonathan B. Towne,
  5. Keith Calligaro,
  6. K. Craig Kent,
  7. Gregory L. Moneta,
  8. William H. Pearce,
  9. John J. Ricotta and
  10. Henry Haimovici
  1. Alfio Carroccio and
  2. Larry H. Hollier

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755815.ch59

Haimovici's Vascular Surgery, Fifth Edition

Haimovici's Vascular Surgery, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Carroccio, A. and Hollier, L. H. (2004) Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, in Haimovici's Vascular Surgery, Fifth Edition (eds E. Ascher, L. H. Hollier, D. E. Strandness, J. B. Towne, K. Calligaro, K. C. Kent, G. L. Moneta, W. H. Pearce, J. J. Ricotta and H. Haimovici), Blackwell Science, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755815.ch59

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632044580

Online ISBN: 9780470755815

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Keywords:

  • ectasia;
  • health services;
  • homograft;
  • replacement;
  • physical principles

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Screening

  • Etiology and Pathogenesis

  • Risk Factors

  • Natural History and Risk of Aneurysm Rupture

  • Medical Management

  • Clinical Presentation

  • Diagnosis

  • Indications

  • Management of “Small” Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

  • Risk of Repair

  • Life Expectancy

  • Preoperative Evaluation

  • Perioperative Care

  • Operative Techniques

  • Special Considerations

  • Uncommon Problems Associated with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

  • Postoperative Care and Followup

  • Complications

  • Long-term Results/Functional Outcome

  • Endoluminal Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

  • Early Clinical Experience