abdominal aortic aneurysm imaging guidelines

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What are the best tests for following an abdominal aortic aneurysm?

Repeat abdominal ultrasound is the best because it allows accurate and simple evaluation of the size of the aortic aneurysm. Other tests that can successfully resolve this are MRI, CT, aortography, and digital subtraction angiography. When should abdominal aneurysms be repaired? All patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms 6 cm in diameter should have surgical repair. […] Read more