Outcomes from abdominal aortic aneurysm resection

Cunneen, Scott A.; Wagner, Willis H.; Shabot, M. MIchael
February 1998
American Surgeon;Feb1998, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p196
Academic Journal
Examines the outcomes of patients who underwent abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) resection over a 6-year period to determine whether changes in the delivery and length of surgical intensive care unit (SICU) care affected outcome. Calculation of severity of illness on admission and discharge; Measurement of medical interventions; Discussion of results.


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