Tag: screening

abdominal aortic aneurysm

UK AAA screening results show “considerable” local variation in proportion of...

The first detailed surgical results from the UK National Health Service (NHS) Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme (NAAASP) show that, over a seven-year period,...
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...