RAAARed Angus Association of America
RAAARegional Aviation Association of Australia
RAAARosemount Area Athletic Association (Rosemount, MN)
RAAARoyal Australian Artillery Association (Australia)
RAAARenin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone Axis
RAAARegistered Amateur Athletic Association (Canada)
RAAARuptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
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75% of our patients operated for RAAA were smokers.
Despite an improvement in overall mortality, RAAA remains highly fatal, and elective repair and early recognition are still the essential components in reducing mortality.
Retrospective data were obtained on all patients with a diagnosis of RAAA using the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society database as recorded using STATIC software and the patient's medical records.
Epidemiological studies on abdominal aortic aneurysms have shown an increasing incidence of RAAA (6-8).
Several factors were found to be associated with an increased mortality following RAAA.
This may imply that presence of COPD in older patients presenting with RAAA may be a factor that increases mortality.
The impact of delay to surgery on survival in patients with RAAA was evaluated in a retrospective study by Salhab et al (18).
The decreased mortality associated with RAAA when surgery is performed by a vascular surgeon is consistent with published data from Massachusetts that reviewed RAAA in five community hospitals over a 12-year period.