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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, aspects on diagnosis and treatment

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Title: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, aspects on diagnosis and treatment
Authors: Smidfelt, Kristian
Issue Date: 16-Nov-2018
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine
Parts of work: 1. Low post-operative mortality after surgery on patients with screening-detected abdominal aortic aneurysms: a Swedvasc registry study. Linné A, Smidfelt K, Langenskiöld M, Hultgren R, Nordanstig J, Kragsterman B, Lindström D. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2014 Dec;48(6):649-56. Epub 2014 Oct 7.

2. The Impact of Initial Misdiagnosis of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms on Lead Times, Complication Rate, and Survival. Smidfelt K, Drott C, Törngren K, Nordanstig J, Herlitz J, Langenskiöld M. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2017 Jul;54(1):21-27. Epub 2017 May 16.

3. Primarily open abdomen compared to primary closure of the abdomen after open repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms: a study of mortality and complications. Smidfelt K, Nordanstig J, Wingren U, Bergström G, Langenskiöld M Submitted.

4. Misdiagnosis of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms is common and is associated with increased mortality. Smidfelt K, Nordanstig J, Davidsson A, Törngren K, Langenskiöld M Submitted.
Date of Defence: 2018-12-07
Disputation: Fredagen den 7 december 2018, kl 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
open abdomen
open repair
abdominal compartment syndrome
vacuum assisted closure
Abstract: Background An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is an abnormal widening of the aorta with a risk of rupture if it grows to a large diameter. Rupture is associated with massive bleeding and a poor prognosis for survival. Aims The aim of this thesis was to evaluate the results of surgical inter... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-197-0 (Printed edition)
978-91-7833-198-7 (Electronic edition)
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