The purpose of this study was to make an analysis of all ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms in a defined population.
An epidemiologic analysis of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) was made in an urban population during a 16-year period.
The study was retrospective and covered a demographically defined population of 230,000 inhabitants in the city of Malmö, Sweden.
Reports of S identified ruptured AAAs in Malmö from 1971 to 1986 were analyzed.
The autopsy rate in the city was 85% during this period.
Ruptured AAAs were found in 5.6 of 100,000 persons (8.4/100,000 men and 3.0/100,000 women).
No increase was found during the study period after rye and sex standardization.
Mots-clés Pascal : Rupture tissu, Aorte abdominale, Anévrysme, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Vaisseau sanguin pathologie, Aorte pathologie, Suède, Europe, Homme, Postmortem, Autopsie, Epidémiologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tissue rupture, Abdominal aorta, Aneurysm, Cardiovascular disease, Vascular disease, Aortic disease, Sweden, Europe, Human, Postmortem, Autopsy, Epidemiology
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Code Inist : 002B12B02. Création : 199406.