Ruptured Abdominal Aneurysm

  • V. I. Sreenivas


Rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a catastrophic event; untreated, the condition is invariably fatal (1). In spite of advances in treatment during recent years, the average mortality rate of 50% is disturbingly high (2).


Abdominal Aorta Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Acute Appendicitis Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Retroperitoneal Space 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Sreenivas
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.The Hospital of Saint RaphaelNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA
  3. 3.Yale New Haven HospitalNew HavenUSA

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