Tag: screening

abdominal aortic aneurysm

Study of patients undergoing AAA repair suggests screening guidelines may be...

A retrospective study analysing approximately 55,000 patients undergoing abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair suggests current screening guidelines may be inadequate in detecting a significant...
abdominal aortic aneurysm

US Preventive Services Task Force releases new recommendation on AAA screening

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has released a new recommendation statement on screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) in asymptomatic adults 50...
abdominal aortic aneurysm

Mortality from rAAA decreases, but 43% occur in people not qualified...

Even though the number of deaths due to ruptured aortic aneurysms (rAAA) has decreased in the USA by 68% in recent years, a significant...

Screening women for abdominal aortic aneurysm would yield little benefit and...

First-time data presentation from the SWAN (Screening Women for Abdominal aNeurysms) project was heard at the 2017 Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 25–28 April, London, UK). The...