Claudio Sidoti Pinto

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OBJECTIVE To check if signs of rectangularisation of the survival curve appeared during recent decades in Switzerland--that is, if life expectancy is approaching a maximum with a clustering of age at death around an average value (the so called "compression of mortality"). METHODS Descriptive analysis of age of death and its trends over 26 years, as(More)
BACKGROUND The incidence of and mortality from ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is increasing. There is uncertainty regarding the indicators which could be used to identify groups at high risk. This issue has been addressed in a systematic review of population-based screening studies. METHODS MEDLINE and EMBASE were searched, reference lists(More)
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