Novel insight into the pathobiology of abdominal aortic aneurysm and potential future treatment concepts

Diehm, N; Dick, F; Schaffner, T; Schmidli, J; Kalka, C; Di Santo, S; Voelzmann, J; Baumgartner, I (2007). Novel insight into the pathobiology of abdominal aortic aneurysm and potential future treatment concepts. Progress in cardiovascular diseases, 50(3), pp. 209-17. Orlando, Fla.: Elsevier 10.1016/j.pcad.2007.05.001

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The patient with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) commonly is a nondiabetic, white man with a history of smoking. Moreover, AAA represents a leading cause of death in elderly men in Western countries. The purpose of this manuscript is to review current evidence as to the pathobiology of AAA as well as potential future drug targets to prevent progression of AAA.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Angiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery
04 Faculty of Medicine > Service Sector > Institute of Pathology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of General Internal Medicine (DAIM) > Clinic of General Internal Medicine > Centre of Competence for General Internal Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Diehm, Nicolas Alexander; Dick, Florian; Schaffner, Thomas; Schmidli, Jürg and Baumgartner, Iris

ISSN:

0033-0620

ISBN:

209-17

Publisher:

Elsevier

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:54

Last Modified:

04 May 2014 23:16

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.pcad.2007.05.001

Web of Science ID:

000251014900004

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/23133 (FactScience: 39780)

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