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The aneurysm detection and management study screening program: validation cohort and final results. Aneurysm Detection and Management Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study Investigators.
BACKGROUND We previously reported the prevalence and associations of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in 73451 veterans aged 50 to 79 years who underwent ultrasound screening. OBJECTIVE ToExpand
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Outcomes following endovascular vs open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: a randomized trial.
CONTEXT Limited data are available to assess whether endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) improves short-term outcomes compared with traditional open repair. OBJECTIVE To compareExpand
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Prevalence and Associations of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Detected through Screening
Aortic aneurysm is the 10th leading cause of death in older men [1], but fundamental issues about the cause and epidemiology of this condition remain unresolved. A fourfold variation in theExpand
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Long-term mortality after screening for colorectal cancer.
BACKGROUND In randomized trials, fecal occult-blood testing reduces mortality from colorectal cancer. However, the duration of the benefit is unknown, as are the effects specific to age and sex. Expand
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Rupture rate of large abdominal aortic aneurysms in patients refusing or unfit for elective repair.
CONTEXT Among patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) who have high operative risk, repair is usually deferred until the AAA reaches a diameter at which rupture risk is thought to outweighExpand
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IMMEDIATE REPAIR COMPARED WITH SURVEILLANCE OF SMALL ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS
Background Whether elective surgical repair of small abdominal aortic aneurysms improves survival remains controversial. Methods We randomly assigned patients 50 to 79 years old with abdominal aorticExpand
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Immediate repair compared with surveillance of small abdominal aortic aneurysms.
BACKGROUND Whether elective surgical repair of small abdominal aortic aneurysms improves survival remains controversial. METHODS We randomly assigned patients 50 to 79 years old with abdominalExpand
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Colorectal cancers found after a complete colonoscopy.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The incidence of colorectal cancer in patients undergoing colonoscopic surveillance is higher than previously thought. A better understanding of interval cancers is needed toExpand
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Risk factors for severe delayed postpolypectomy bleeding.
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Postpolypectomy bleeding is a rare but serious adverse event. The aim of this study was to identify factors associated with the risk of severe delayed postpolypectomyExpand
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Systematic Review: Repair of Unruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a common condition, occurring in approximately 1 in 20 older men who have ever smoked (1). Rupture of these aneurysms has a mortality rate of 80% (2) and causesExpand
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