Developments in non-surgical therapies for abdominal aortic aneurysm

Golledge, Jonathan, Dalman, Ronald L., and Norman, Paul E. (2009) Developments in non-surgical therapies for abdominal aortic aneurysm. Current Vascular Pharmacology, 7 (2). pp. 153-158.

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Abstract

The introduction of ultrasound screening combined with the increasingly elderly population means that the number of small abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) detected is expected to increase over the next decade. At present open or endovascular surgery are the only treatment options for AAA. In this mini-review we discuss the rationale and on-going attempts to develop non-surgical therapies for AAA.

Item ID: 5601
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: abdominal aortic aneurysm, medication
ISSN: 1875-6212
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2010 04:11
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1102 Cardiovascular Medicine and Haematology > 110201 Cardiology (incl Cardiovascular Diseases) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920103 Cardiovascular System and Diseases @ 100%
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