Journal of Regional Section of Serbian Medical Association in Zajecar

Year 2009     Vol 34     No 1
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      UDK 616.13-007.64089

ISSN 0350-2899, 34(2009) 1 pp.26-33


Aneurysmatic Disease  Clinic Quality and Treatment
(Aneurizmatska bolest  klinika i lečenje)

Lazar Davidović, Marko Dragaš, Živan Maksimović, Igor Končar, Nikola Ilić



      Summary: Arterial aneurysm is defined as localized, permanent arterial dilatation for at least 50% of the normal arterial diameter for the given localization. It can involve on any blood vessel in the human body, but it is most frequently localized in the infrarenal aorta. Aneurysms are classified according to their morphology, pathology and etiology. In terms of morphology there are fusiform and saccular aneurysms, while in terms of pathology there are true and fake aneurysms. Ethiological real aneurysms can be: congenital, aneurysms caused by disorders of connective tissue, degenerative, infectious and poststenotic. Aneurysmal disease can complicate with compression, thrombosis, distal embolization and rupture. The most fatal aneurismal complication is rupture. As a rule, it causes haemorrhage trauma with fatal threat. Diagnostic procedures of aneurysmal diseases include: physical examination, Xraying, ultrasonography, angiography, computerized tomography, magnetic resonance angiography and MSCT. Aneurysms can be surgically treated with aneurysmal exclusion and bypass procedure, resection and graft reconstruction or endovascular treatment (Endovascular Aortic Repair – EVAR). In addition to all symptomatic, elective surgery in inducted in asymptomatic AAA that are larger than 4.5 cm in diameter, cause palpating stomach sensitivity, swelling, weight loss, increasing for more than 0.6 cm (measured ultrasonographically) in the period of 6 months.
Key words: aneurysmal disease, aneurysm, surgical treatment.

Napomena: kompletan tekst rada na srpskom jeziku
Note: full text in Serbian

      Contact address:
Živan Maksimović
Ul. Koste Todorovića 8, 11000 Beograd
Paper received: 31.03.2009.
Paper accepted: 08.04.2009.
Published online: 21.05.2009.
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