Male hypoplastic infrarenal aorta and premature atherosclerosis

Julio C Palmaz, Stanley N. Carson, Glenn Hunter, Albert Weinshelbaum

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Hypoplasia of the abdominal aorta distal to the origin of the renal arteries may be a contributing factor in the development of early atherosclerosis. The abnormal aortic configuration and resultant increased stress forces may account for the localization of the disease to the aortoiliac segment. The increased frequency of single bifurcating lumbar arteries at the L4-L5 level, easily demonstrable on conventional arteriograms, suggests that the aortic hypoplasia may result from excessive fusion of the paired dorsal aortas during embryonic life. Hypoplasia of the infrarenal aorta is present in 9% of females with aortoiliac disease, and it is belived to be uncommon in males. A review of 408 peripheral arteriograms of males revealed 18 cases (4.4%) of hypoplasia of the abdominal aorta. Males with hypoplastic aortas develop symptoms 10 years earlier than those with normal-sized aortas and 10 years later than females with similar narrowing of the distal aorta.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)91-94
Number of pages4
JournalSurgery
Volume94
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint

Aorta
Atherosclerosis
Abdominal Aorta
Renal Artery
Arteries

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

Cite this

Palmaz, J. C., Carson, S. N., Hunter, G., & Weinshelbaum, A. (1983). Male hypoplastic infrarenal aorta and premature atherosclerosis. Surgery, 94(1), 91-94.

Male hypoplastic infrarenal aorta and premature atherosclerosis. / Palmaz, Julio C; Carson, Stanley N.; Hunter, Glenn; Weinshelbaum, Albert.

In: Surgery, Vol. 94, No. 1, 1983, p. 91-94.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palmaz, JC, Carson, SN, Hunter, G & Weinshelbaum, A 1983, 'Male hypoplastic infrarenal aorta and premature atherosclerosis', Surgery, vol. 94, no. 1, pp. 91-94.
Palmaz JC, Carson SN, Hunter G, Weinshelbaum A. Male hypoplastic infrarenal aorta and premature atherosclerosis. Surgery. 1983;94(1):91-94.
Palmaz, Julio C ; Carson, Stanley N. ; Hunter, Glenn ; Weinshelbaum, Albert. / Male hypoplastic infrarenal aorta and premature atherosclerosis. In: Surgery. 1983 ; Vol. 94, No. 1. pp. 91-94.
@article{9c54567f6cab412c9a3bd7bedeb0f0eb,
title = "Male hypoplastic infrarenal aorta and premature atherosclerosis",
abstract = "Hypoplasia of the abdominal aorta distal to the origin of the renal arteries may be a contributing factor in the development of early atherosclerosis. The abnormal aortic configuration and resultant increased stress forces may account for the localization of the disease to the aortoiliac segment. The increased frequency of single bifurcating lumbar arteries at the L4-L5 level, easily demonstrable on conventional arteriograms, suggests that the aortic hypoplasia may result from excessive fusion of the paired dorsal aortas during embryonic life. Hypoplasia of the infrarenal aorta is present in 9{\%} of females with aortoiliac disease, and it is belived to be uncommon in males. A review of 408 peripheral arteriograms of males revealed 18 cases (4.4{\%}) of hypoplasia of the abdominal aorta. Males with hypoplastic aortas develop symptoms 10 years earlier than those with normal-sized aortas and 10 years later than females with similar narrowing of the distal aorta.",
author = "Palmaz, {Julio C} and Carson, {Stanley N.} and Glenn Hunter and Albert Weinshelbaum",
year = "1983",
language = "English (US)",
volume = "94",
pages = "91--94",
journal = "Surgery (United States)",
issn = "0039-6060",
publisher = "Mosby Inc.",
number = "1",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Male hypoplastic infrarenal aorta and premature atherosclerosis

AU - Palmaz, Julio C

AU - Carson, Stanley N.

AU - Hunter, Glenn

AU - Weinshelbaum, Albert

PY - 1983

Y1 - 1983

N2 - Hypoplasia of the abdominal aorta distal to the origin of the renal arteries may be a contributing factor in the development of early atherosclerosis. The abnormal aortic configuration and resultant increased stress forces may account for the localization of the disease to the aortoiliac segment. The increased frequency of single bifurcating lumbar arteries at the L4-L5 level, easily demonstrable on conventional arteriograms, suggests that the aortic hypoplasia may result from excessive fusion of the paired dorsal aortas during embryonic life. Hypoplasia of the infrarenal aorta is present in 9% of females with aortoiliac disease, and it is belived to be uncommon in males. A review of 408 peripheral arteriograms of males revealed 18 cases (4.4%) of hypoplasia of the abdominal aorta. Males with hypoplastic aortas develop symptoms 10 years earlier than those with normal-sized aortas and 10 years later than females with similar narrowing of the distal aorta.

AB - Hypoplasia of the abdominal aorta distal to the origin of the renal arteries may be a contributing factor in the development of early atherosclerosis. The abnormal aortic configuration and resultant increased stress forces may account for the localization of the disease to the aortoiliac segment. The increased frequency of single bifurcating lumbar arteries at the L4-L5 level, easily demonstrable on conventional arteriograms, suggests that the aortic hypoplasia may result from excessive fusion of the paired dorsal aortas during embryonic life. Hypoplasia of the infrarenal aorta is present in 9% of females with aortoiliac disease, and it is belived to be uncommon in males. A review of 408 peripheral arteriograms of males revealed 18 cases (4.4%) of hypoplasia of the abdominal aorta. Males with hypoplastic aortas develop symptoms 10 years earlier than those with normal-sized aortas and 10 years later than females with similar narrowing of the distal aorta.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0020569357&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0020569357&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

C2 - 6857517

AN - SCOPUS:0020569357

VL - 94

SP - 91

EP - 94

JO - Surgery (United States)

JF - Surgery (United States)

SN - 0039-6060

IS - 1

ER -