Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Screening
Release Date: June 2014
This topic is in the process of being updated. Please go to the Update in Progress section to see the latest documents available.
|Men Ages 65 to 75 Years who Have Ever Smoked|
The USPSTF recommends one-time screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) with ultrasonography in men ages 65 to 75 years who have ever smoked.
|Men Ages 65 to 75 Years who Have Never Smoked|
The USPSTF recommends that clinicians selectively offer screening for AAA in men ages 65 to 75 years who have never smoked rather than routinely screening all men in this group.
|Women Ages 65 to 75 Years who Have Ever Smoked|
The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for AAA in women ages 65 to 75 years who have ever smoked.
|Women Who Have Never Smoked|
The USPSTF recommends against routine screening for AAA in women who have never smoked.
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. March 2017.