The abdominal aortic aneurysm; genetics, pathophysiology, and molecular biology, 2d ed.9781573316576
The abdominal aortic aneurysm abdominal aortic aneurysm A focal aortic dilation of ≥ 50% ↑ in diameter, accompanied by distension and weakened aortic wall Epidemiology Incidence is rising 12/105–1951; 36/105 ; genetics, pathophysiology, and molecular biology, 2d ed.
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Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences The New York Academy of Sciences is the third oldest scientific society in the United States. An independent, non-profit organization with more than 25,000 members in 140 countries, the Academy’s mission is to advance understanding of science and technology. ; v.1085
Primarily affecting elderly males, abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) result in more than 15,000 deaths in the U.S. each year. This volume contains 28 full-length contributions by international specialists plus 20 more short papers, all discussing the pathobiology pathobiology /patho·bi·ol·o·gy/ (-bi-ol´ah-je) pathology.
The study or practice of pathology with greater emphasis on the biological than on the medical aspects. of AAA disease. It is organized into five main sections, dealing with epidemiology and rupture prevention; animal models; enzymology en·zy·mol·o·gy
The branch of science that deals with the biochemical nature and activity of enzymes.
the study of enzymes and enzymatic action. and pharmacology; biological aspects of endovascular devices to repair AAA; and genetics and immunology. The papers were originally presented at an April 2006 conference sponsored by the New York Academy of Sciences with the Columbia U. College of Physicians and Surgeons College of Physicians and Surgeons: see Columbia Univ. . The volume lacks a subject index.
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