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Latest abdominal aortic aneurysm Stories

2012-09-06 13:58:03

A minimally invasive procedure known as endovascular repair used for abdominal aortic aneurysms has a low rate of complications, even in high-risk patients such as those with kidney, heart or lung problems.

2012-07-06 10:12:05

Aneurysm screening for men aged over 65 is cost effective and rescreening those at highest risk, at least once, should be considered.

2012-05-15 11:30:52

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound is an effective, noninvasive method for monitoring patients who undergo endovascular repair for abdominal aortic aneurysms.

2012-05-15 05:16:13

Monitoring aneurysms with a less invasive option! Researchers are saying a simple contrast ultrasound is the answer.

2012-03-26 10:32:33

A burst aneurysm (a local area of bulge) in the abdominal aorta—the largest blood vessel in the body— is a deadly condition.


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.