abdominal aortic aneurysm

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to abdominal aortic aneurysm: Abdominal pain
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abdominal aortic aneurysm - an aneurysm of the abdominal aorta associated with old age and hypertensionabdominal aortic aneurysm - an aneurysm of the abdominal aorta associated with old age and hypertension
aortic aneurysm - an aneurysm of the aorta
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Based on type, the market has been segmented into thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).
Since last year, men in their late sixties are now given an automatic AAA screening test under the Wales Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme.
Of these patients, 45 patients underwent open surgery for symptomatic non-ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, while 88 patients had emergency treatment of ruptured aneurysm of the abdominal aorta.
Inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysm and bilateral complete ureteral obstruction: treatment by endovascular graft and bilateral ureteric stenting.
Among those who had quit smoking for three to eight years (recent quitters) still had an approximately 2.6 to 3.5 fold increased risk for both clinical and asymptomatic abdominal aortic aneurysm in the next 15 years compared to never smokers.
IgG4-related diseases are among the various causes of inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysm, and many of these diseases are closely related to allergic and autoimmune diseases (6).
Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair is a procedure used to treat an aneurysm (abnormal enlargement) of the abdominal aorta.
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), a swelling of the aorta, the main artery that supplies blood to the body, can quickly lead to death with little warning.
In five years theWales Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programmehas identified 905 people suffering with the condition.
Dr Ibrahim Riza, vascular and endovascular surgeon at the Mediclinic City Hospital, told XPRESS the 66-year-old woman was referred to him after another private hospital where she was earlier taken could not treat her for an abdominal aortic aneurysm, which she was diagnosed with through an emergency scan.