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Aortic/Iliac Aneurysm
Robin Perlmutter-Goldenson, MD, MPH; Mary Frates, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Abbreviations

            • Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)
            • Iliac artery aneurysm (IAA)
          • Definitions

            • Aneurysm: Focal full-thickness dilatation of vessel to diameter 50% > normal

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Ultrasonographic Findings

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • Other Modality Findings

                    • Imaging Recommendations

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        PATHOLOGY

                        • General Features

                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                          • Presentation

                            • Demographics

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                • Consider

                                  • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                    Selected References

                                    1. Kent KC: Clinical practice. Abdominal aortic aneurysms. N Engl J Med. 371(22):2101-8, 2014
                                    2. LeFevre ML et al: Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement. Ann Intern Med. 161(4):281-90, 2014
                                    3. RESCAN Collaborators et al: Surveillance intervals for small abdominal aortic aneurysms: a meta-analysis. JAMA. 309(8):806-13, 2013
                                    4. Kent KC et al: Analysis of risk factors for abdominal aortic aneurysm in a cohort of more than 3 million individuals. J Vasc Surg. 52(3):539-48, 2010
                                    5. Chaikof EL et al: SVS practice guidelines for the care of patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm: executive summary. J Vasc Surg. 50(4):880-96, 2009
                                    6. Hirsch AT et al: ACC/AHA Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease (lower extremity, renal, mesenteric, and abdominal aortic): a collaborative report from the American Associations for Vascular Surgery/Society for Vascular Surgery, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology, Society of Interventional Radiology, and the ACC/AHA Task Force on Practice Guidelines (writing committee to develop guidelines for the management of patients with peripheral arterial disease)--summary of recommendations. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 17(9):1383-97; quiz 1398, 2006
                                    7. Ailawadi G et al: Current concepts in the pathogenesis of abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg. 38(3):584-8, 2003
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                                    KEY FACTS

                                    • Terminology

                                      • Imaging

                                        • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                          • Clinical Issues

                                            TERMINOLOGY

                                            • Abbreviations

                                              • Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)
                                              • Iliac artery aneurysm (IAA)
                                            • Definitions

                                              • Aneurysm: Focal full-thickness dilatation of vessel to diameter 50% > normal

                                            IMAGING

                                            • General Features

                                              • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                • Radiographic Findings

                                                  • CT Findings

                                                    • Other Modality Findings

                                                      • Imaging Recommendations

                                                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                          PATHOLOGY

                                                          • General Features

                                                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                            • Presentation

                                                              • Demographics

                                                                • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                  • Consider

                                                                    • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                      Selected References

                                                                      1. Kent KC: Clinical practice. Abdominal aortic aneurysms. N Engl J Med. 371(22):2101-8, 2014
                                                                      2. LeFevre ML et al: Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement. Ann Intern Med. 161(4):281-90, 2014
                                                                      3. RESCAN Collaborators et al: Surveillance intervals for small abdominal aortic aneurysms: a meta-analysis. JAMA. 309(8):806-13, 2013
                                                                      4. Kent KC et al: Analysis of risk factors for abdominal aortic aneurysm in a cohort of more than 3 million individuals. J Vasc Surg. 52(3):539-48, 2010
                                                                      5. Chaikof EL et al: SVS practice guidelines for the care of patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm: executive summary. J Vasc Surg. 50(4):880-96, 2009
                                                                      6. Hirsch AT et al: ACC/AHA Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease (lower extremity, renal, mesenteric, and abdominal aortic): a collaborative report from the American Associations for Vascular Surgery/Society for Vascular Surgery, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology, Society of Interventional Radiology, and the ACC/AHA Task Force on Practice Guidelines (writing committee to develop guidelines for the management of patients with peripheral arterial disease)--summary of recommendations. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 17(9):1383-97; quiz 1398, 2006
                                                                      7. Ailawadi G et al: Current concepts in the pathogenesis of abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg. 38(3):584-8, 2003