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ALLMedicine™ Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Center

Research & Reviews  3,085 results

Association Between Metformin Prescription and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Growth and Cli...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2021.06.013
European Journal of Vascular and endoVascular Surgery : T... Thanigaimani S, Singh TP et. al.

Sep 25th, 2021 - A meta-analysis of the association between metformin prescription and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) growth and events (rupture or surgical repair) was performed. Open source databases were searched for observational studies reporting the associa...

Surgeon Volume and Established Hospital Perioperative Mortality Rate Together Predict S...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2021.08.077
Journal of Vascular Surgery; Geiger JT, Fleming FJ et. al.

Sep 25th, 2021 - In 2018, the SVS published hospital volume guidelines for elective open abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair, recommending elective open surgical repair for AAA be performed at centers with an annual volume of at least 10 open aortic operations ...

A Novel Mechanism Underlying Inflammatory Smooth Muscle Phenotype in Abdominal Aortic A...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.121.319374
Circulation Research; Cai D, Sun C et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - Rationale: Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a permanent and localized dilatation of abdominal aorta with potentially fatal consequence of aortic rupture. No effective pharmacological approach has been identified to limit AAA progression and rupt...

Survival and Durability After Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Reflect Era-Related Surgical...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2021.08.076
Journal of Vascular Surgery; Witheford M, Brandsma A et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) management guidelines from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE UK) in 2020, based heavily upon randomized controlled trials in an early era of infrarenal endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR), suggest...

Comparison of Contemporary and Historical Outcomes of Elective and Ruptured Open Abdomi...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2021.08.078
Journal of Vascular Surgery; Pomy BJ, Devlin J et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - Recently, open AAA repair (OSR) has become less common and is often reserved for more complex aortic anatomy. Despite improvement in patient management, reduced surgical volume raises concern for potentially worsened outcomes in the contemporary e...

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Guidelines  9 results

2021 Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines for the Management of Dyslipidemia for ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2021.03.016
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; Pearson GJ, Thanassoulis G et. al.

Mar 31st, 2021 - The 2021 guidelines primary panel selected clinically relevant questions and produced updated recommendations, on the basis of important new findings that have emerged since the 2016 guidelines. In patients with clinical atherosclerosis, abdominal...

Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendati...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2019.18928
JAMA , Owens DK et. al.

Dec 11th, 2019 - An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is typically defined as aortic enlargement with a diameter of 3.0 cm or larger. The prevalence of AAA has declined over the past 2 decades among screened men 65 years or older in various European countries. The c...

The Society for Vascular Surgery practice guidelines on the care of patients with an ab...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2017.10.044
Journal of Vascular Surgery; Chaikof EL, Dalman RL et. al.

Dec 23rd, 2017 - Decision-making related to the care of patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is complex. Aneurysms present with varying risks of rupture, and patient-specific factors influence anticipated life expectancy, operative risk, and need to in...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Pulsatile Abdominal Mass Suspected Abdominal Aortic Aneur...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2017.01.027
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Reis SP et. al.

May 6th, 2017 - Clinical palpation of a pulsating abdominal mass alerts the clinician to the presence of a possible abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Imaging studies are important in diagnosing and categorizing the extent of the aneurysm and may aid in treatment p...

Imaging After Nellix Endovascular Aneurysm Sealing: A Consensus Document.
https://doi.org/10.1177/1526602815616251
Journal of Endovascular Therapy : an Official Journal of ... Holden A, Savlovskis J et. al.

Nov 14th, 2015 - Endovascular aneurysm sealing (EVAS) using the Nellix system is a new and different method of abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Normal postoperative imaging has unique appearances that change with time; complications also have different and specif...

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News  218 results

ACO Participation Doesn't Affect Use of New Surgical Procedures
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940853

Nov 13th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Participating in an accountable care organization (ACO) does not seem to affect whether or not a hospital will adopt a new surgical technology, according to a new study. "Accountable care organizations might have been e...

Polygenic Risk Score Could Spot People at Higher Risk for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/939584

Oct 23rd, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Several genetic risk variants are associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), and a polygenic risk score might help identify those who can benefit from screening, according to a genome-wide association study (GWAS)...

Quiz: Test Your Knowledge on NICE Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Guidance
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/937728_6

Oct 1st, 2020 - NICE comments that evidence suggests smoking increases the risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture and so people with an AAA who smoke should be referred to a stop smoking service. NICE also recommends ensuring those with an AAA who have hyperte...

Quiz: Test Your Knowledge on NICE Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Guidance
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/937728_5

Oct 1st, 2020 - NICE advises clinicians to think about the possibility of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm in people with: Your Peers Chose: Constipation 0% New onset abdominal pain 0% Frequent bloating 0% NICE advises thinking about the possibility of ruptur...

Quiz: Test Your Knowledge on NICE Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Guidance
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/937728

Oct 1st, 2020 - The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) states the prevalence of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) is falling. However, these often asymptomatic balloon-like expansions are at risk of rupture, potentially leading to catastrophi...

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