Learning Objectives

  • Review the epidemiology of abdominal aortic aneurysm and risk factors for its development
  • Describe the various ways in which abdominal aortic aneurysm can manifest and how it is usually diagnosed
  • Review the goals of treatment with abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Summarize the benefits afforded by lifestyle intervention, pharmacotherapy, and intervention for abdominal aortic aneurysm