Archived: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Screening
Original Release Date: February 2005
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Archived: Recommendation Summary
Summary of Recommendations and Evidence
|Men 65-75 who have ever smoked|
The USPSTF recommends one-time screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) by ultrasonography in men aged 65-75 who have ever smoked.
|Men 65-75 who have never smoked|
The USPSTF makes no recommendation for or against screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in men aged 65-75 who have never smoked.
The USPSTF recommends against routine screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in women.
This statement summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and the supporting scientific evidence, and updates the 1996 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, second edition.1
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. February 2005.