BACKGROUND: Differences between women and men in treatment and outcome after admission with a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in England were studied. METHODS: Routinely collected data in Hospital Episode Statistics, linked to death records, for emergency admissions for ruptured AAA in England were analysed. The percentage of patients who underwent surgical repair was calculated, together with 30-day case fatality rates and age-adjusted odds ratios (ORs), comparing women with men. RE...Expand abstract
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Differences between women and men in surgical treatment and case fatality rates for ruptured aortic abdominal aneurysm in England.
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