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AAA

The highest bond rating by S&P and Fitch. A rating of AAA is considered to carry virtually no risk; U.S. Treasury securities, for example, always receive the AAA rating. A bond with an AA is investment-grade, meaning that banks are allowed to hold them. AA bonds are low risk and low return. The rating is equivalent of an Aaa rating by Moody's.

AAA

The highest grade assigned to a debt obligation by a rating agency. It indicates an unusually strong capacity to pay interest and repay principal. Also called triple A.
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Ultrasound has been found to be equally effective in diagnosis of abdominal aortic aneurysm as compared to CT.
Based on end user type, the global abdominal aortic aneurysm treatment market is divided into following:
Endovascular treatment of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm a clinical analysis of 13 cases.
Postoperative course of inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Worldwide, screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm are directed at males over 65 years of age, smokers, genetically burdened or struggling with cardiovascular diseases [13,14].
Two-year outcomes after conventional or endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Endovascular aortic repair (EVAR) is being increasingly reported and several single-center publications have suggested that repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm by endovascular techniques (EVAR) may be a significant advance in reducing the mortality, morbidity, and length of stay for Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.
PLAINTIFF'S CLAIM: The internist was told that the patient's father had been diagnosed with an abdominal aortic aneurysm, and that the patient himself had been diagnosed with a 2- to 3-cm aortic aneurysm and advised to have it rescanned periodically.
During the study period (July 2001 to July 2007) all patients admitted with a diagnosis of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm were included.
Men age 65 and older who have smoked should have a one-time screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm, indicates cardiac surgeon Frank Arko.
The last 10-15 years can be considered as heralding the 'endovascular revolution', and at the forefront of this evolving stent/stentgraft technology was endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR).