Hospital based screening of 65-73 year old men for abdominal aortic aneurysms in the county of Viborg, Denmark.


OBJECTIVE - To analyse the benefits of screening older men for abdominal aortic aneurysms. METHODS - A hospital based screening trial concerning 13 500 65-73 year old men using B-mode ultrasonographic scanning. To improve the response rate the invited men could change their appointment, and nonresponders were reinvited. RESULTS - Results from the first year… (More)