CV Directions Vol. 2, No. 2

CV DIR ECT IONS CV  This edition of CV Directions features articles and studies concerning the optimization of processes and treatment of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAAs). cades” (Whitley, Pye; page 4). This edition will be a good resource for groups looking to optimize processes and learn more about rAAA with the aim of reducing that high As detailed in these pages, rAAA rate of mortality. is the “thirteenth leading cause of death in the U.S. with a 75-90 per- Though no CV Directions would be cent mortality rate that has remained complete without excellent articles stagnate over the past several de- on management by our members. ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm olume 2, No. 2 the Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals V