News tagged with abdominal aortic aneurysms
New research provides early evidence that 'good' cholesterol may possess anti-aneurysm forming properties. In laboratory-based investigations, scientists found that increased levels of high-density lipoproteins (HDL), the ...
Cardiology Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
In contrast to the commonly adopted surveillance intervals in current abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening programs, surveillance intervals of several years may be clinically acceptable for the majority of patients with ...
Cardiology Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Customized device tailored to patient's individual anatomy now used to repair abdominal aortic aneurysm without surgery
An abdominal aortic aneurysm - a bulge in the large artery that carries blood away from the heart - can be immediately life-threatening if it grows large enough to rupture. The chance of survival when it ruptures is less ...
Other Feb 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Surgeons at the University of Rochester recently introduced a new device to treat potentially deadly aortic aneurysms in the abdomen, reducing the need for invasive surgery and a lengthy recovery. URMC's Heart and Vascular ...
Surgery Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Geraldine Vitullo lay anesthetized on an operating table in a Central Valley hospital. Her surgery had come to an unexpected stop. "I don't think I can proceed," the surgeon told Vitullo's husband.
Cardiology Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—For repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms, endovascular repair and open repair result in similar long-term survival, according to a study published in the Nov. 22 issue of the New England Jo ...
Cardiology Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A minimally invasive procedure known as endovascular repair used for abdominal aortic aneurysms has a low rate of complications, even in high-risk patients such as those with kidney, heart or lung problems, a Mayo Clinic ...
Cardiology Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Aneurysm screening for men aged over 65 is cost effective and rescreening those at highest risk, at least once, should be considered, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Cardiology Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound is an effective, noninvasive method for monitoring patients who undergo endovascular repair for abdominal aortic aneurysms, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology.
Other May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Population-based screening for often fatal abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) should be given serious consideration, according to a new study from the University of Otago, Wellington.
Cardiology Feb 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Medical scientists have for the first time identified a gene responsible for a fatal abdominal condition that afflicts tens of thousands of people across the world.
Genetics Nov 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers have identified a safer, more cost effective way to provide anesthesia for patients undergoing endovascular repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm a common, often asymptomatic condition that, if not found ...
Other Oct 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- When Dr. Ross Milner repaired Lydia Strebing's life-threatening abdominal aortic aneurysm, she was astonished at how easy it was.
Medical research Jun 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |