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  1. Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm in men ages 60 to 80 years : a cost-effectiveness analysis.

    Article - En anglais


    To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of screening by physical examination or abdominal ultrasonography for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in men aged 60 to 80 years.

    Data Sources

    A systematic review of the pertinent literature by the Canadian Task Force on the Periodic Health Examination, augmented by an additional computerized search (MEDLINE) and references identified from bibliographies of pertinent articles.

    Several experts reviewed the data for completeness.

    Study Selection

    Published English-language studies that present data relevant to screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm.

    Data Extraction

    Several reviewers determined a range of data and the most probable value for each parameter.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Aorte pathologie, Economie santé, Dépistage, Vieillard, Homme, Anévrysme, Aorte abdominale, Analyse coût efficacité

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Cardiovascular disease, Aortic disease, Health economy, Medical screening, Elderly, Human, Aneurysm, Abdominal aorta, Cost efficiency analysis

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0679424

    Code Inist : 002B12B02. Création : 199406.