[:es]Ricardo Izquierdo González (Monforte de Lemos Hospital), Ramón María Dorrego García (Monforte de Lemos Hospital), Pilar Rodríguez Ledo (EOXI Lugo, Cervo e Monforte) and José Vicente Segura Heras (Miguel Hernández University of Elche).
Abstract. The risk factors for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) are present inmany of the patients that attend our cardiology service. The aim of this study was the evaluation of the prospects of examining the abdominal aorta during our consultations and the relationship of AAA with risk factors and ischemic cardiopathy. Methods: A descriptive transversal observational studywas designed including 274 male patients aged ≥60 years, attended consecutively in the cardiology service, inwhichwe studied the abdominal aorta and adjusted a logistic regression model to determine the risk factors associated with AAA.
Keywords. Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening; Echocardiography; Cardiology clinic; Risk score[:]


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