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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
E-mail: kristian.smidfelt@vgregion.se
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.
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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.
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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
Screening
EVAR
AAA
Mortality
rAAA
Misdiagnosis
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)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/57421
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