Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
Does screening asymptomatic patients in primary care for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) alter mortality?

Ultrasound screening men for AAA (65–74 years) may confer a small AAA-related mortality benefit but does not change all-cause mortality. Population- based screening is not indicated for women.

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Publication Date: 2012-10-15
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-04-01 09:39:28