Research Article

The SAAAVE Act and Routine Ambulatory Medical Care Fail to Diagnose Patients with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms prior to Rupture: A Single-Institution Experience

Table 5

SAAAVE Act eligibility in 52 study patients with ruptured AAA at the time of presentation.

VariableTotal (52)SmokingFHxEligible
n (%)n n n (%)

Age (male)
 65–7510 (19.2)707 (13.5)
 <657 (13.5)500
 >7519 (36.5)1111 (1.9)
Female16 (30.8)1311 (1.9)

Total (17.3)

AAA: abdominal aortic aneurysm; Smoking: smoking history (>100 cigarettes); FHx: family history.