Screening for the prevention of abdominal aortic aneurysm complications in the area of ASL 5.

Employer
Università di Genova
Location
Italy
Posted
September 21 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

The project consists in screening a hight risk population group by ultrasound examination to detect abdominal aortic aneurysm; male subjects at the age of 65 years living in the territory of ASL 5 will be enrolled. The screening will be performed in adjunct to rectal cancer screening, already existing, and using the same data and economic resources. The aim is this project is create a database of the incidence of this pathology in the territory, riduce related mortality, diagnose risk conditions not known, follow up or terapeutic management of patients.



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