Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_417»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_417»
·What is a medical case report?
·What parts does it include?
·What is an abstract?
Read the abstract of the medical case
Endovascular treatment of
thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm: a case report
Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
usually present in elderly patients with serious renal, pulmonary, cerebral, or
cardiac comorbidities that pose a great challenge to the attending surgeon.
Endovascular techniques for the treatment of thoracoabdominal aneurysms are not
yet widely used due to limitations associated with them, such as spinal and
An 87-year-old Caucasian man with
a symptomatic Crawford type I thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm was treated
successfully with a long tube stent graft using endovascular techniques and
without any complication in follow-up examinations. The stent was placed distal
to the left subclavian artery, and proximal to the celiac axis.
The use of endovascular stents for
long segment thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms needs to undergo clinical
investigation to determine whether this procedure decreases morbidity and
Find in the abstract:
·Why is it important
·Needs to be reported
Answer the questions:
1.Is this the first report of this kind in the literature?
2.What are brief details of what the patient(s) presented with?
3.What the reader should learn from the case report?
4.What the clinical impact will be?
5.Is it an original case report of interest to a particular clinical
specialty of medicine?
6.Will it have a broader clinical impact across medicine?
7.Are any teaching points identified?
·Why abstract is the most important part for case
published in electronic databases?