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December 10, 2019

Updated Guidelines on Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Author Affiliations
  • 1Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
JAMA. 2019;322(22):2177-2178. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.19626

In this issue of JAMA, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has updated its previous 2014 recommendations on screening asymptomatic adults for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).1 In addition, an updated evidence report and systematic review2 accompanies this report from the USPSTF. These recommendations are not substantially different from the previously published recommendations.3