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Warm is better than cold: hypothermia in abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery

Most of us agree shivering is unpleasant. In patients undergoing surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) falls in temperature below a certain level can make the difference between a good and poor outcome. An AAA is usually

Mechanism of AAA rupture and its potential prevention strategy

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a fatal disease that involves gradual dilation of the abdominal aorta followed by its rupture. However, the mechanism of AAA rupture is not fully understood yet. Although AAA is one of the