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Aortic aneurysm - Cigar smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 27 September 1999.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [9402]

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there is some evidence that cigar smoking may be a factor in the development or worsening of the condition under consideration.

9403the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigar smoking and VEA service for the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

9404the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigar smoking and VEA service for the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

9406the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigar smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

or

9407the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigar smoking and eligible service for the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

or

7334 the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred after the end of the veteran's last period of VEA service.

7335

the condition under consideration permanently worsened.

9405the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigar smoking and VEA service for the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

9408the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigar smoking and operational service for the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

or

9409the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigar smoking and eligible service for the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

Clinical onset and operational service [9406]

9410the veteran smoked at least 1 cigar per day for at least 3 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

4921the veteran has some period or periods of cigar smoking that are causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [9407]

27419the veteran smoked at least 1 cigar per day for at least 6 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

4922the veteran has some period or periods of cigar smoking that are causally related to eligible service.

Clinical worsening and operational service [9408]

9411the veteran smoked at least 1 cigar per day for at least 3 years before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

4921the veteran has some period or periods of cigar smoking that are causally related to operational service.

9196

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of operational service to which the period or periods of cigar smoking are causally related.

Clinical worsening and eligible service [9409]

27420the veteran smoked at least 1 cigar per day for at least 6 years before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

4922the veteran has some period or periods of cigar smoking that are causally related to eligible service.

9197

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of eligible service to which the period or periods of cigar smoking are causally related.