Aortic aneurysm: still too often undergoing emergency surgery
Aneurismi dell'aorta: patologia che perviene ancora troppo spesso all'osservazione chirurgica in fase di emergenza

A Russo
2005 Giornale di Chirurgia - Journal of Surgery  
Aortic aneurysms always require surgical treatment, either elective procedures, supported by the rupture high risk (up to 50% during the first year for lesions greater than 6 cm, and 15-20% for those with diameter smaller than 6 cm), or in emergency when this rupture occurs. In these cases, mortality rate is considerable (>70%) for the subjects with stabilized vital parameters. However clinical practice show that the amount of individuals who decide submitting this kind of surgery when the
more » ... bility is favorable (integrum aneurysm and small size), is yet poor.
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