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Extended Screening Guidelines for the Diagnosis of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Sunday, January 10, 2021

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Source Name: Journal of Vascular Surgery


Matthew L Carnevale , Issam Koleilat , Evan C Lipsitz , Patricia Friedmann , Jeffrey E Indes

An interesting retrospective study on the efficacy of the the US screening program for aortic aneurysmal disease in the abdomen. The discussion on the detective importance of clinical examination being complementary to sonography is pertinent. Additionally, we note the relevance of the paper to a recent call for relevant screening of the supradiaphragmatic proximal aorta:

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