Uppsala Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

This study is part of the collection Swedish Cohort Consortium (Cohorts.se)

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Anders Wanhainen - Uppsala University, Department of Surgical Sciences

Description:

The primary cause to Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) is still unknown. The study is a prospective population-based case-control study which aims to find biomarkers for the cause and progression of the disease and consequently find medical alternatives for treatment. The study also aims to investigate how persons with or without an AAA experience their health. Health related quality of life is measured with the questionnaires RAND-36, EQ-5D and a disease specific questionnaire.

Subject area:

HEALTH (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Anders Wanhainen - Uppsala University, Department of Surgical Sciences

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0170

Purpose:

Abdominal aortic aneurysm - Ethiological and pathophysiological studies and the effect on quality of life.

Description:

The primary cause to Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) is still unknown. The study is a prospective population-based case-control study which aims to find biomarkers for the cause and progression of the disease and consequently find medical alternatives for treatment. The study also aims to investigate how persons with or without an AAA experience their health. Health related quality of life is measured with the questionnaires RAND-36, EQ-5D and a disease specific questionnaire.

Time period(s) investigated:

2006-01-01 — ongoing

Unit of analysis:

Sampling procedure:

Non-probability

Subject area:

HEALTH (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Contact person for questions about the data:

Anders Wanhainen

Publications

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Svensjö S, Björck M, Gürtelschmid M, Djavani Gidlund K, Hellberg A, Wanhainen A. Low prevalence of abdominal aortic aneurysm among 65-year-old Swedish men indicates a change in the epidemiology of the disease. Circulation. 2011 Sep 6;124(10):1118-23. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.030379. Epub 2011 Aug 15.
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Svensjö S, Björck M, Wanhainen A. Editor's choice: five-year outcomes in men screened for abdominal aortic aneurysm at 65 years of age: a population-based cohort study. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2014 Jan;47(1):37-44. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2013.10.007. Epub 2013 Oct 23.
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Adominellt aortaaneurysm screeningkohorten

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2006

Source of the data: Biological samples

Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests

Time period(s) for data collection: 2006

Source of the data: Biological samples