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Letters Screening for aortic aneurysm

No conclusion for men aged 65-75 who have never smoked

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 01 May 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:974
  1. John Doherty, medical director
  1. 1IAEA, Vienna, Austria 1400
  1. j.doherty{at}

Brearley cites the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) in support of abdominal aortic aneurysm screening.1 However, it makes no recommendation for or against screening in men aged 65-75 who have never smoked. The …

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