Defining Autoimmune Mechanisms in the Pathogenesis of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.
The purpose of this study is to look at cells and proteins in blood that are activated and may cause formation of aortic aneurysms.
The purpose of this study is to collect peripheral blood (PB) samples from patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and rheumatoid arthritis and healthy aged matched subject.
- IRB Number: 1408881234
- Research Study Identifier: TX4281
- Principal Investigator: Michael Murphy, MD