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(AAA), federation of American automobile clubs, est. 1902. AAA provides a number of benefits to its members, including emergency road service; national and international travel assistance, e.g.
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AAA

Abbr. for “Architectural Aluminum Association.”

AAA

(Triple A) A common single-cell battery used in myriad electronic devices of all variety. Like its double A (AA) cousin, it provides 1.5 volts of DC power. When used in series, the voltage is multiplied. For example, four AAA batteries yield 6 volts. See also AAA server.
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Abdominal aortic aneurysms are usually symptomless but, if left untreated, can rupture and lead to serious blood loss that requires immediate emergency treatment.
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Most cases of rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysm are fatal, about 50% of people coming to the hospital with a ruptured aneurysm do not survive, 70% of patients do not even reach the hospital.
Operative repair of the aneurysm and insertion of a prosthetic graft are indicated for abdominal aortic aneurysms of any size that are expanding rapidly or are associated with symptoms.
The company's flagship product is the Powerlink[R] System, which is an endovascular stent graft for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA).
The classic triad for Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm presentation is severe abdominal or back pain, hypotension, and a pulsatile mass.
A 62-YEAR-OLD MAN with an abdominal aortic aneurysm was seen by an internist at a Veterans Administration hospital.
The mortality in patients printing with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm remains high.