Current Studies

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Expansion Study


This study is designed to assess the association of clinical, circulating and genetic factors with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) expansion. The study is expected to aid in the identification of patients at risk of AAA growth and also identify targets for medical management of AAA.

Investigators on the study

  • J Golledge MA MChir FRCS FRACS
  • J Fletcher MD, MS, FRACS, FRCS, DDU
  • R Fitridge MBBS, FRACS (General Surgery), FRACS (Vascular), MS
  • H Gibbs MB BS FRACP
  • P Norman MBBS FRACS
  • T Buckenham MBChB, FRANZCR, FRCR  
  • F Quigley MS DDU FRACS

Project status

Currently recruiting at:

  • The Townsville Hospital
  • The Mater Misericordiae Hospital
  • Christchurch Hospital 
  • The Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital

Recruitment will be commencing shortly at:

  • Fremantle Hospital
  • The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Administering institution

James Cook University

Assistance with ethics approvals

A package of ethics documents and assistance in obtaining approval is available.

Contacts for investigators wishing to get involved