Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Role of RhoA in small AAA growth|
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| October 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Project Summary/Abstract An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a vascular condition where a major blood vessel in the body can degenerate, balloon in size leading to ultimate rupture and sudden death. Currently, an AAA is identified through imaging studies performed as part of a screening study or incidentally when evaluating for other abdominal pathology. Given that the most important clinical parameter in predicting rupture is the maximal aortic diameter, a normal aorta of 2.0 cm or less requi...
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