Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms was cost-effective for prolonging survival from AAA-related death in older men
- Geography, private costs and uptake of screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm in a remote rural area. Lindsay, Sandra M.; Duncan, John L.; Cairns, John; Godden, David J. // BMC Public Health;2006, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p80
Background: The relationship between geographical location, private costs, health provider costs and uptake of health screening is unclear. This paper examines these relationships in a screening programme for abdominal aortic aneurysm in the Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland, a rural and...
- Free Screenings for AAA With Joe Theismann Was a Touchdown. Dugger II, A. J. // Tennessee Tribune;5/12/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 19, p1A
The article announces the free screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) organized by Find The AAAnswers and the Society for Vascular Nursing held at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Tennessee on May 5, 2011
- Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) reduced AAA mortality in Danish men 64-73 years of age. Lindholt, J. S.; Juul, S.; Fasting, H.; Michaels, Jonathan A. // Evidence Based Medicine;Oct2005, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p142
The article reports that in Danish men 64-73 years of age, screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) reduced specific mortality caused by AAA but not all cause morality. In men 64-73 years of age, about 3 AAA related deaths were averted for every 1000 men invited for screening. However, the...
- When to screen for aortic aneurysms. Donohue, Paul G. // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;6/22/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 146, p6
The article presents an advisory on the right time to screen aortic aneurysms.
- Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm well worth it in Denmark. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;7/21/2012, Issue 658, p1
The article discusses research on the cost effectiveness of abdominal aortic aneurysm screening and rescreening in men in Denmark, referencing a study by R. SÃ¸gaard and colleagues, published in the July 9, 2010 issue of the "British Medical Journal" (BMJ).
- Aortic aneurysm screens attract 70% attendance. // GP: General Practitioner;6/22/2007, p3
The article reports that a pilot aortic aneurysm screening program has attracted 70 percent attendance in Tyneside, England. According to Hamdi Ashour, the study has helped to detect a number of aneurysms in high-risk individuals which may have been left untreated. Ashour stressed that this was...
- Corrections and clarifications. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/19/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7454, p1486
Presents corrections to articles found in the April and May 2004 issues of the "British Medical Journal." Article on the British national screening program for aortic aneurism; Article on the pathogenesis and treatment of varicoceles.
- Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm on the agenda. // New Zealand Doctor;8/28/2013, p11
The article reports on the agenda of the University of Otago's Dunedin School of Medicine to introduce a screening programme for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in New Zealand.
- Abdomen screen plan questioned. Liddle, Rachel // GP: General Practitioner;4/25/2008, p11
The article reports on the plans to screen all men over 65 years old for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). In this connection, Prime minister Gordon Brown stated that he wanted AAA screening across England and Wales over the next 10 years. However, former British Medical Association chairman...