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Risk factors for femoral arterial complications and management

November 2016 Br J Cardiol 2016;23:155–8 doi:10.5837/bjc.2016.040

Risk factors for femoral arterial complications and management

Shabnam Rashid, Stephanie Hughes

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September 2009 Br J Cardiol 2009;16: 231-235

Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening in patients with established ischaemic heart disease

Rachel Abela, Ioannis Prionidis, Timothy Beresford, Gerald Clesham, Delphine Turner, Reto Gamma, Tom Browne

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Introduction The UK government’s recent commitment to aneurysm screening and the potential for funding this, will undoubtedly lead to increased interest in the organisation of new screening programmes by different trusts. In April 2007, the UK National Screening committee – AAA Screening Working Group published a draft for Standard Operating Procedures For An Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening Programme.1 The recommendations for population selection offer a single scan for males in the year they reach 65 years of age and also for males over 65 on request. Females, males under 65, those receiving previous AAA surgery, patients with

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