Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in 65 Year Old Males in Oslo (AAAscreening)
This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Oslo University Hospital
First Posted: November 25, 2010
Last Update Posted: March 30, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jorgen J Jorgensen, Oslo University Hospital
Male subjects, 65 years of age, living in Oslo, Norway will be invited to be screened for abdominal aortic aneurysm.
|Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm|
|Study Design:||Time Perspective: Prospective|
|Official Title:||Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm|
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Further study details as provided by Jorgen J Jorgensen, Oslo University Hospital:
Primary Outcome Measures:
- 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:
- 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.
|Study Start Date:||May 2011|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||December 2029|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||December 2029 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
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.
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