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Definition of the noun abdominal aortic aneurysm

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noun

  1. an aneurysm of the abdominal aorta associated with old age and hypertension
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of abdominal aortic aneurysm: AAA
    • more generic term: aortic aneurysm = an aneurysm of the aorta

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Google previewFerri's Netter Patient Advisor (2016)

With Online Access at Www. NetterReference. com by Fred F. Ferri

An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a bulging of the aorta, the main blood vessel that takes blood from the heart to organs and tissues in the lower half of the body. The aorta is the largest artery in the body, and a stretching or bulging in the aorta ...

Google previewMedical-Surgical Nursing - Text and E-Book (2016)

Nursing, Nursing by CTI Reviews

Abdominal aortic aneurysm: Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a localized dilatation ( ballooning) of the abdominal aorta exceeding thenormal diameter by more than 50 percent, and is the most common form of aortic aneurysm. Approximately ...

Google previewAtlas of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy (2014)

Anatomy and Technique by Elliot L. Chaikof, Richard P. Cambria

An abdominal aortic aneurysm is an indicator of increased cardiovascular risk,9 and both perioperative statin10 and antiplatelet11 therapy are beneficial. Betablockade has also been thought to provide benefits, although recent publications ...

Google previewConn's Current Therapy 2011 (2010)

by Edward T. Bope, Robert E. Rakel, Rick D. Kellerman

EPIDEMIOLOGY A ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is a devastating event leading to approximately 15,000 deaths per year, and it is the 13th leading cause of death in the United States. It is the 10th leading cause of death in men.

Google previewGray's Anatomy for Students (2009)

by Richard Drake, A. Wayne Vogl, Adam W. M. Mitchell

Abdominal aortic stent graft An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a dilatation of the aorta and generally tends to occur in the infrarenal region (the region at or below the renal arteries). As the aorta expands, the risk of rupture increases, and it is ...

Google previewThe Best Test Preparation for the USMLE Step 3 (1999)

United States Medical Licensing Examination by Rose S. Fife, John Min, Douglas Monasebian

A 5-cm abdominal aortic aneurysm is an asymptomatic pulsatile mass and is an incidental finding on abdominal radiograph. The presumptive diagnosis should be confirmed by ultrasonography, computed tomography, or an- giography.

Google previewConn's Current Therapy 2012 (2011)

by Edward T. Bope, Rick D. Kellerman

Epidemiology A ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is a devastating event leading to approximately 15,000 deaths per year, and it is the 13th leading cause of death in the United States. It is the 10th leading cause of death in men.

Google previewPeriAnesthesia Nursing Core Curriculum, Preprocedure, Phase I and Phase II PACU Nursing (2016)

Nursing, Nursing by CTI Reviews

Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a localized dilatation (ballooning) of the abdominal aorta exceeding the normal diameter by more than 50 percent, and is the most common form of aortic aneurysm. Approximately 90 percent of abdominal aortic ...

Google previewHistopathology Specimens, Clinical, Pathological and Laboratory Aspects (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a localized dilatation (ballooning) of the abdominal aorta exceeding the normal diameter by more than 50 percent, and is the most common form of aortic aneurysm. Approximately 90 percent of abdominal aortic ...

Google previewCurrent Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2009 (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a localized dilatation (ballooning) of the abdominal aorta exceeding the normal diameter by more than 50 percent, and is the most common form of aortic aneurysm. Approximately 90 percent of abdominal aortic ...

Google previewMedical-Surgical Nursing, Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems - Single Volume (2016)

Nursing, Nursing by CTI Reviews

CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS: KEY TERMS, PEOPLE, PLACES, CONCEPTS Abdominal aortic aneurysm: Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a localized dilatation ( ballooning) of the abdominal aorta exceeding the normal diameter by more than 50 ...

Google previewCVRMed-MRCAS '97 (1997)

First Joint Conference Computer Vision, Virtual Reality and Robotics in Medicine and Medical Robotics and Computer-Assisted Surgery, Grenoble, France, March 19-22, 1997 : Proceedings by Jocelyne Troccaz, Eric Grimson, Ralph Mösges

The abdominal aortic aneurysm is a common pathology: it is the thirteenth cause of death in the United States (with about 15 000 cases per year). The growth ...

Google previewIssues in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery: 2013 Edition (2013)

of an abdominal aortic aneurysm is a rare condition, and differential diagnosis might be ...

Google previewEssentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy (2016)

Medicine, Cardiology by CTI Reviews

Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a localized dilatation (ballooning) of the abdominal aorta exceeding the normal diameter by more than 50 percent, and is the most common form of aortic aneurysm. Approximately 90 percent of abdominal aortic ...

Google previewOccult Atherosclerotic Disease (2012)

Diagnosis, Assessment and Management by A-M. Salmasi, A.N. Nicolaides

Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a disease of men, is rare in the young and its prevalence increases rapidly after age 55 so that it is present in 5.3% of men aged 65–74 [5]. It follows that young women with an aortic diameter more than two ...

Google previewIntroduction to Medical Terminology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a localized dilatation (ballooning) of the abdominal aorta exceeding the normal diameter by more than 50 percent, and is the most common form of aortic aneurysm. Approximately 90 percent of abdominal aortic ...

Google previewMedical-Surgical Nursing - 2-Volume Set, Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems (2016)

Medicine, Surgery by CTI Reviews

Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a localized dilatation (ballooning) of the abdominal aorta exceeding the normal diameter by more than 50 percent, and is the most common form of aortic aneurysm. Approximately 90 percent of abdominal aortic ...

Google previewBrunner and Suddarths Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Abdominal aortic aneurysm: Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a localized dilatation ( ballooning) of the abdominal aorta exceeding the normal diameter by more than 50 percent, and is the most common form of aortic aneurysm. Approximately 90 ...

Google previewVascular Surgery (2009)

Therapeutic Strategies by Mark K. Eskandari, Mark D. Morasch, M.D., William H. Pearce

INTRODUCTION Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a leading cause of death in adults, responsible for approximately 13,800 deaths in the United States in 2005. Parodi first inserted an endograft for definitive treatment of abdominal aortic ...

Google previewBrenner and Rector's The Kidney (2011)

by Maarten W. Taal, Glenn M. Chertow, Philip A. Marsden, Karl Skorecki, Alan S. L. Yu, Barry M. Brenner

Abdominal aortic aneurysm is the most common vascular cause of urinary obstruction,79 which may be produced by direct pressure of the aneurysm on the ureter or associated retroperitoneal fibrosis. Aneurysms of the iliac vessels may also ...

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