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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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.