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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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Additionally, in that case, we found that many coils were required, and we eventually exhausted our coil supplies and had to resort to using long wire fragments to finally achieve aneurysm sac thrombosis.
A congenital defect in the venous wall architecture may predispose to aneurysm formation or an aneurysm may form secondary to hemodynamic changes in the renal vein.
His research is focused on the surgical management of ruptured and unruptured aneurysms, Arteriovenous Malformations and dural arteriovenous fistulae, using minimally invasive techniques such as supraorbital and lateral supraorbital craniotomies.
Former Blues managing director Karren Brady was told she stood a 30 per cent of chance of dying when doctors told her she had an aneurysm in her brain seven years ago.
Older men who are current or former smokers have the highest risk for abdominal aortic aneurysm, and screening and surgery to repair these aneurysms can reduce the number of deaths caused by this condition, the task force concluded.
Dorsalis pedis artery (DPA) aneurysm, though uncommon, has been classically reported in the literature as either true aneurysm or psudoaneurysm secondary to trauma.
WOMEN who take the Pill or HRT could have greater protection against brain aneurysms, according to a new study.
Like coiling, the cPAX Aneurysm Treatment System is a form of endovascular repair," said Christy Foreman, director of the Office of Device Evaluation in the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health.
Those patients who had a thoracic aneurysm component were more likely to have a suprarenal or juxtarenal aortic aneurysm, and those patients who did not have any thoracic aneurysm were more likely to have had an infrarenal aneurysm," he said.
trauma causes disruption of the arterial wall, resulting in a pulsating haematoma or false aneurysm.