Screening of abdominal aortic aneurysm: a pragmatic approach.

  title={Screening of abdominal aortic aneurysm: a pragmatic approach.},
  author={Charis Kyriakides and Julie Byrne and Sally Green and Nicholas R. J. Hulton},
  journal={Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England},
  volume={82 1},
In order to evaluate the feasibility of a selective screening programme for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) within an urban setting and assess its impact on the expected increase in workload for the local hospital(s), a population based, prospective study was performed. A total of 4823 men aged 65 years were invited for ultrasound examination of the… CONTINUE READING