UK urged to adopt AAA (abdominal aortic aneurysm) screening
This article was originally published in Clinica
The UK government is being urged to introduce national screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in men aged over 60 years, amid growing concern at the rising incidence of this usually fatal condition. Ruptured AAAs account for around 6,000 deaths annually in UK men, in whom it is then times more common than in women.
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