Vascular disease: is AAA screening worth the cost?

Frank A. Lederle

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)616-618
Number of pages3
JournalNature reviews. Cardiology
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2009

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ultrasonographic screening of older men to detect abdominal aortic aneurysms has been added to the list of programs supported by the National Health Service in England and Scotland, and by Medicare in the uS. Two articles in the British Medical Journal addressing the cost-effectiveness of this practice have provided markedly discordant results.

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