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Ultrasound measurement of the luminal diameter of the abdominal aorta and iliac arteries in patients without vascular disease.

Authors
  • Pedersen, O M
  • Aslaksen, A
  • Vik-Mo, H
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Vascular Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Mar 01, 1993
Volume
17
Issue
3
Pages
596–601
Identifiers
PMID: 8445758
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Enlargement of the distal aorta and common iliac artery should be considered when (1) the luminal diameters in men exceed 23 and 14 mm, respectively, and in women 19 and 12 mm, respectively, (2) the ratio of the proximal and distal aortic diameter exceeds 1.1, and (3) there is demonstration of focal enlargement.

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