Ultrasound Based Wall Stress Analysis of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms using Multiperspective Imaging
Current clinical guidelines for surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) are primarily based on maximum diameter assessment. From a biomechanical point of view, not only the diameter but also peak wall stresses will play an important role in rupture risk assessment. These methods require patient specific geometry which typically uses computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging. Recently, wall stress analysis based on 3D ultrasound (US) has been proposed, and shows promising results.
American Journal of Roentgenology, Ahead of Print.
On Dec. 10, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a final recommendation statement on screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm in asymptomatic patients, with recommendations included in that statement varying based on sex, age, smoking status and family history.
TUESDAY, Dec. 10, 2019 -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening vary by sex, smoking status, and family history. These recommendations form the basis of a final recommendation...
Interview with Michael J. Barry, MD, USPSTF member and coauthor of Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
This systematic review to support the 2019 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of AAA screening and treatment in asymptomatic adults older than 50 years.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the US Preventive Services Task Force ’s recent recommendations on screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm.
In this issue of JAMA, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has updated its previous 2014 recommendations on screening asymptomatic adults for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). In addition, an updated evidence report and systematic review accompanies this report from the USPSTF. These recommendations are not substantially different from the previously published recommendations.
This Editorial discusses the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement on abdominal aortic aneurysm.
AbstractDeubiquitinases (DUBs) are a major component of the ubiquitin-proteasome system in eukaryotic cells; the system plays a crucial role in many biological processes, such as inflammation, oxidative stress, and cell apoptosis, which are important in vascular biology and pathology. DUBs have drawn significant attention in recent years, and their function is increasingly linked with vascular diseases. In this review, we summarize the indirect and direct evidence for the effects of DUBs on atherosclerosis, abdominal aortic aneurysm, angiogenesis, and hypertension, and point out pathways that could be pursued for investiga...
Resumo O aneurisma de art éria poplítea (AAP) é o mais frequente dos aneurismas periféricos, correspondendo a 85% do total de aneurismas. Normalmente, são assintomáticos, e o diagnóstico, em geral, é feito por meio do exame físico, tendo uma maior incidência no sexo masculino e em idosos. São bilaterais em 50% dos casos e, em 60% das vezes, estão associados a aneurisma de aorta abdominal. Apresentamos um paciente do sexo masculino com 72 anos de idade, com duas massas pulsáteis em ambas as regiões poplíteas, assintom&aac...