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Differences in U.S. and European aneurysm guidelines called unavoidable

Key clinical point: A critical comparison of U.S. and European guidelines for abdominal aortic aneurysm highlight differences in health care.

Major finding: Less emphasis on endovascular repair and specific drugs in Europe reflects accommodation of nationalized health systems.

Study details: Expert review.

Disclosures: Dr. Dalman reports no potential financial conflicts of interest relevant to this topic.


Dalman RL et al. 46th VEITHsymposium.