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Mark E. Lockhart, MD, MPH
Epidemiology of AAA Screening: Basic Concepts for Ultrasound
Mark E. Lockhart, MD, MPH
06/23/2014 | Time : 20 min
About This Lecture:

The speaker discusses why AAA screening is important and the principles of doing so. Discuss the concepts associated with screening for AAA. Describe the nine basic principles of AAA screening.

Topics mentioned in this video : Objectives, First…, References, Why screen?, Operational goal of screening, Concepts you need to know, Timeline of disease, Smoke and mirrors, Clinical, Length bias, Nine principles of screening, Disease – importance, Disease – natural history, Preclinical, Disease - natural history, , Nine principles of screening, Test – characteristics, Test – program characteristics, Test – critical point, Test – safety, Test – availability and cost, Nine principles of screening, Treatment – existence of therapy, Treatment – early detection, Lesson from mammography, End points, End points for AAA, Screening for AAA, Follow up of detected AAA, Ultrasound screening for AAA, In conclusion…, Thank you,

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Keywords : AAA repair, AAA screening, AAA, abdominal aortic aneurysm, clinical detection of disease, cost-effective screening method, critical point, detectable disease, early detection, endovascular stenting, morbidity, mortality, open AAAsurgical repair, preclinical detection of disease, pseudodisease, QALY, quality adjusted life year, ruptured AAA, sensitivity, specificity

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