Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in 65 Year Old Males in Oslo (AAAscreening)

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Recruitment Status : Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : November 25, 2010
Last Update Posted : March 30, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jorgen J Jorgensen, Oslo University Hospital

Brief Summary:
Male subjects, 65 years of age, living in Oslo, Norway will be invited to be screened for abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Condition or disease
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Detailed Description:
The invited population will be offered ultrasound investigation of their abdominal aorta. Further information regarding risk factors will be noted and measurement of ankle-brachial index will be measured/calculated. A further step in the future will be to sample blood with focus on different cytokines and genmediators.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 7500 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Study Start Date : May 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2029
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2029

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) [ Time Frame: Yearly the number of patients with AAA among the screened population will be assessed during the inclusion period of 18 years.. ]
    AAA definition: diameter equal or more than 30 mm. The number of identified patients with AAA will be yearlig assessed.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) [ Time Frame: Yearly the number of patients with PAD among the screened poplulation will be assessed during the inclusion period of 18 years. ]
    Investigate the prevalence of PAD among patients with AAA defined as having Ankle-Arm Index (AAI) less than 0.9. The number of these patients will be assessed yearly.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
65 year old males in Oslo

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males aged 65 years

Exclusion Criteria:

Responsible Party: Jorgen J Jorgensen, Professor, Oslo University Hospital Identifier: NCT01248533     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009/866
First Posted: November 25, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 30, 2016
Last Verified: March 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Plan Description: All data are entered into the Electronic Patient Journal of Oslo University Hospital (DIPS)

Keywords provided by Jorgen J Jorgensen, Oslo University Hospital:
Abdominal aortic aneurysm, atherosclerosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Aortic Diseases