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Dr Melas Nikolaos Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon MD, MSc, PhD
Phone 2310 232025, 6948599187
Military Doctor - Associate in 1st department of Surgery - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece - Associate in Interbalcan Medical Center

Iliac artery aneurysm @en

Isolated iliac aneurysms, without aortic involvement, are quite rare. Their prevalence in the general population is estimated at 0.03%, accounting for 2-7% of all intraabdominal aneurysms, and for 0.6 % of all aortoiliac aneurysms. 70-80% of them, respect to common iliac aneurysms and 10-30 % involve the internal iliac artery, while the external iliac artery is seldom affected. Male to female ratio is 5-16/1. 50% of them is bilateral.

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