August 2019 – Did you know Albert Einstein had surgery for an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)?

AUGUST 2019 • Volume 12, No. 8 From the Editor Did you know Albert Einstein had surgery for an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)? In 1948, grafting procedures were still a decade in the future. Instead, the surgeon wrapped the visible anterior portion of the aneurysm with polyethene cellophane in an effort to strengthen the aortic … Continue reading “August 2019 – Did you know Albert Einstein had surgery for an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)?”