Essays about: "abdominal aortic aneurysm"

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  1. 1. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening : an Ethical Discussion

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Ami Holmström; [2019]
    Keywords : abdominal aortic aneurysm; screening; ethics; autonomy; integrity;

    Abstract : Introduction: Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) have a prevalence of approximately 2%, and are more common in men. AAAs are generally asymptomatic, but if ruptured and untreated, the mortality rate is close to 100%. Screening programs for AAAs are implemented in Sweden, the UK, and the US. READ MORE

  2. 2. Interobserver variability when measuring the abdominal aorta with ultrasound : A comparison using the longitudinal and transverse axes

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för naturvetenskap och biomedicin; Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för naturvetenskap och biomedicin

    Author : Emma Filipsson; Cecilia Olsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Measurement accuracy; screening; abdominal aortic aneurysm; Vietnam; Mätnoggrannhet; screening; bukaortaaneurysm; Vietnam;

    Abstract : A rupturing abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) has a mortality rate of 50% while an elective repair has a mortality rate of 3-8%. Screening programmes with ultrasound are used in some countries to detect AAA at an early stage. Ultrasound is however very observer bias and dependent on the observer's experience. READ MORE

  3. 3. Translation of Clinical Rupture Risk Factors for the Biomechanics based AAA Simulations

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH)

    Author : Viktor Winther; [2017]
    Keywords : Medicin teknik;

    Abstract : The abdominal aorta is the largest blood vessel in the abdomen and the main supplier of blood to the lower body. An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is an unnatural enlargement of the abdominal aorta, which is a serious condition with a high risk of mortality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fluid Structure Interaction and Non-Newtonian Blood Flow in Stent Grafts for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för tillämpad mekanik

    Author : Amith Balasubramanya; [2016]
    Keywords : AAA; Stent graft; FSI;

    Abstract : Abdominal aortic aneurysm(AAA) is a common problem encountered which leads todilation of the abdominal aorta. One novel way of treating AAA is using endovascularaortic repair (EVAR) where a polymer stent graft (SG) is used to redirectblood flow. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optimizing numerical Aneurism growth predications.

    University essay from KTH/Hållfasthetslära (Inst.)

    Author : Gustav Thorén; [2015]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Abdominal Aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a localized dilation of the abdominal aorta exceeding the normal diameter by more than 50 %. A common complication is rupture of the vessel wall, which in most cases is life-threatening. READ MORE