1. Individuals who ate two servings of fruit a day had a 25% lower risk of abdominal aortic aneurysms than those who did not consume fruit.
2. No association was seen between vegetable consumption and abdominal aortic aneurysms risk.
Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)
Study Rundown: Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) remain...
1. Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) expansion rate and risk of rupture are directly correlated with aneurysm diameter.
2. A surveillance schedule with conservative imaging frequency can be established for small AAAs, the authors suggest surveillance intervals of 3, 2 and 1 years for AAAs measuring 3.0-3.9 cm, 4.0-4.4 cm,...