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In contrast to the commonly adopted surveillance intervals in current abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening programs, surveillance intervals of several years may be clinically acceptable for the majority of patients with small AAA, as the smallest AAAs often do not appear to change significantly over many years.
A minimally invasive procedure known as endovascular repair used for abdominal aortic aneurysms has a low rate of complications, even in high-risk patients such as those with kidney, heart or lung problems.
Systemic complications include life-threatening thoracic aortic disease
Aneurysm screening for men aged over 65 is cost effective and rescreening those at highest risk, at least once, should be considered.
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