Geography, private costs and uptake of screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm in a remote rural area
- Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms was cost-effective for prolonging survival from AAA-related death in older men. Michaels, Jonathan A. // ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 139 Issue 1, p24
Deals with a multicentre aneurysm screening study. Main cost and outcome measures; Information on abdominal aortic aneurysm at four years; Sensitivity analysis in the study.
- 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...
- 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
- 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).
- 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.
- 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...
- Treatment of ascending aortic aneurysms using different surgical techniques: a single-centre experience with 548 patients. Kallenbach, Klaus; Kojic, Dubravka; Oezsoez, Merve; Bruckner, Thomas; Sandrio, Stany; Arif, Rawa; Beller, Carsten J.; Weymann, Alexander; Karck, Matthias // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Aug2013, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p337
OBJECTIVES The proper treatment of aneurysms of the ascending aorta is still under debate. Here, we describe the early and late outcomes after composite replacement (CR), supracommissural aortic replacement (SCR) and aortic valve-sparing (AVS) operations. METHODS Five hundred and fourty-eight...