Research Article

The SAAAVE Act and Routine Ambulatory Medical Care Fail to Diagnose Patients with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms prior to Rupture: A Single-Institution Experience

Table 4

BMI, AAA size, and vascular fellow examination for pulsatile abdominal mass of the 52 study patient presenting with ruptured AAA.

VariableMean ± SDRange

BMI (kg/m2) without pulsatile mass28.9 ± 6.016.1–52.0
BMI (kg/m2) with pulsatile mass27.7 ± 7.116.1–52.0
AAA size (mm) without pulsatile mass73.2 ± 18.444.0–120
AAA size (mm) with pulsatile mass79.5 ± 18.455.0–120

BMI: body mass index; AAA: abdominal aortic aneurysm.