Thursday, December 4, 2014

Screening for AAA During TTE

Effectiveness of screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm during echocardiography.
This study found that screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AP diameter > 30 mm) during transthoracic echocardiography took very little time, but that it should be limited to men ≥65 years and women≥75 years.



Am J Cardiol. 2014 Oct 1;114(7):1100-4
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