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n. celiotomía. V.: laparotomy
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Number of elastic laminae in vessels decreases in the abdominal section, the amount of collagen compared to the amount of elastin increases which results in a more rigid and thinner wall of the abdominal aorta with respect to the thoracic aorta [3].
AAA--a dilation in the wall of the abdominal section of the aorta of 3 cm or larger--is seen in 4% and 7% of men and about 1% of women over the age of 50, USPSTF said.
The author, R W Felkin, reported that this was the only country in Central Africa where indigenous healers practised abdominal section in the hope of saving both mother and child.