2013, Number 2
Med Sur 2013; 20 (2)
Carrillo-Esper R, Andrade-Montes de Oca G
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ABSTRACTAn aneurysm is defined as a segmental dilatation of an artery or vein. At aortic level is defined as the increase in aortic diameter greater than 50%. We report the case of a patient who was diagnosed with broken aneurysm aortic and underwent open surgical procedure. Abdominal ultrasound is the technique of choice for the diagnosis, monitoring and screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm.