Initial results of a computerized screening alert for abdominal aortic aneurysm in patients undergoing vascular assessment

Meyer, Mathias; Dick, Florian; Masshardt, Willi; Willenberg, Torsten Andreas; Do, Dai-Do; Kucher, Nils; Baumgartner, Iris; Diehm, Nicolas Alexander (2013). Initial results of a computerized screening alert for abdominal aortic aneurysm in patients undergoing vascular assessment. Vasa - European journal of vascular medicine, 42(3), pp. 208-13. Bern: Huber 10.1111/jop.12023

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Although routine ultrasound screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) reduces mortality in subjects at risk, it is often omitted in clinical practice. Because computerized alerts may systematically identify subjects at risk of AAA, we hypothesized that such alerts would encourage physicians to perform an ultrasound screening test.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Faculty Institutions > Teaching Staff, Faculty of Medicine
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Angiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery

UniBE Contributor:

Dick, Florian; Willenberg, Torsten Andreas; Do, Dai-Do; Kucher, Nils; Baumgartner, Iris and Diehm, Nicolas Alexander

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

0301-1526

Publisher:

Huber

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:39

Last Modified:

07 Jul 2014 15:33

Publisher DOI:

10.1111/jop.12023

PubMed ID:

23644372

Web of Science ID:

000315826000002

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/15721 (FactScience: 223150)

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