Julie D. Jackson-Murphy

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Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Abdominal aortic aneurysm I. What every physician needs to know. Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is defined as a permanent dilatation of all three layers of the abdominal aortic wall with a diameter measuring 3 cm or larger. By comparison, a pseudoaneursym is defined as communication of blood between the layers of the arterial wall, without…

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