What is the role of ultrasonography in the workup of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)?

Updated: Jan 08, 2019
  • Author: Saum A Rahimi, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD  more...
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Ultrasonography is the standard imaging tool for AAA. Bedside emergency ultrasonography should be performed immediately if AAA is suspected. (See Workup and Bedside Ultrasonography Evaluation of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.)


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