Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm in Canada: review and position statement of the Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery.

Abstract

Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are found in 6% (95% confidence interval [CI] 5-6) of men over the age of 64 and 1% (95% CI 1-2) of women in the same age group. AAAs confer a risk of spontaneous rupture and death, which is related to the diameter of the aneurysm: a risk of rupture of 0.5%, 1%, 11%, and 26% per year has been associated with a diameter of 4… (More)

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@article{Mastracci2007ScreeningFA, title={Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm in Canada: review and position statement of the Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery.}, author={Tara Marie Mastracci and Claudio Salvatore Cin{\`a}}, journal={Journal of vascular surgery}, year={2007}, volume={45 6}, pages={1268-1276} }