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Inflammatory Aortic Aneurysm

  • Guilherme Vieira Meirelles
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Abstract

The severity of aneurysmatic disease and its evolution were already described long ago. Since that time, the therapeutic strategies have been based on surgical procedures, which have been modified according to scientific and technical developments in the medical fields. The Papyrus of Erbes, written in approximately 2,000 B.C., described peripheral aneurysms and suggested surgical treatment with a glowing iron: “treat with the knife and burn with fire …” [1,2].

Keywords

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Aortic Wall Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Rupture Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Wall 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guilherme Vieira Meirelles
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  1. 1.Department of Vascular SurgeryCelso Pierro Hospital and MaternityCampinasBrazil

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