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Aortic aneurysm - Cigarette smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 27 September 1999.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [9389]

5803

the veteran has ever smoked cigarettes.

4470the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and VEA service for the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

9390the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and VEA service for the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

9394the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

or

9395the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette 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.

9391the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and VEA service for the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

9396the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and operational service for the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

or

9397the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and eligible service for the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

Clinical onset and operational service [9394]

9398the veteran smoked at least 5 cigarettes per day for at least 3 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

3116the veteran has some period or periods of cigarette smoking that are causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [9395]

27409the veteran smoked at least 5 cigarettes per day for at least 6 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

3521the veteran has some period or periods of cigarette smoking that are causally related to eligible service.

Clinical worsening and operational service [9396]

9399the veteran smoked at least 5 cigarettes per day for at least 3 years before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

3116the veteran has some period or periods of cigarette smoking that are causally related to operational service.

9188

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

Clinical worsening and eligible service [9397]

27410the veteran smoked at least 5 cigarettes per day for at least 6 years before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

3521the veteran has some period or periods of cigarette smoking that are causally related to eligible service.

9189

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