A patient successfully operated upon for a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is reported. This condition is an extreme emergency, operation time should be reduced to a minimum and to prevent renal shut down mannitol ought to be administered intravenously. Every surgeon undertaking abdominal emergencies must be prepared to deal with this condition.
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This case was presented on 7th January, 1966 at a meeting of the Surgical Section of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland held in Jervis Street Hospital.
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Clery, A.P., Huang, C.L. Successful resection of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm in Ireland. Ir. J. Med. Sc. 41, 297 (1966). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02969231