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  • TEC4: Why is Abdominal Aorta Aneurysm Screening used?
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Why is Abdominal Aorta Aneurysm Screening used?

Authors: Daniela Pertl, Sophie Brunner-Ziegler

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Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm is used to identify this disease or condition in its preclinical and therefore potentially curable stage in apparently healthy people or people believing to be healthy. {1}

Question refers to RC-CUR1, RC-CUR8, RC-TEC1, RC-TEC2, RC-TEC3 and RC-EFF32.

Pertl D, Brunner-Ziegler S Result Card TEC4 In: Pertl D, Brunner-Ziegler S Description and technical characteristics of technology In: Jefferson T, Vicari N, Frønsdal K [eds.]. Abdominal Aorta Aneurysm Screening [Core HTA], Agenzia nationale per i servizi sanitari regionali (, Italy; 2013. [cited 28 May 2023]. Available from: