Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

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Lederle FA, Wilson SE, Johnson GR, Reinke DB, Littooy FN, Acher CW, et al. Immediate repair compared with surveillance of small abdominal aortic aneurysms. N Engl J Med 2002;346:1437-1444.

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.  Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm:  Recommendation Statement. Ann Intern Med 2005;142:198-202.

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