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Aortic aneurysm - Smoking tobacco products - material contribution Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 27 September 1999.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [34764]

30303

the veteran has smoked cigarettes, cigars or pipe tobacco at some time.

34765the veteran has established the causal connection between smoking tobacco products and VEA service for the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

34766the veteran has established the causal connection between smoking tobacco products and VEA service for the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

34768the veteran has established the causal connection between smoking tobacco products and operational service for the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

or

34769the veteran has established the causal connection between smoking tobacco products 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.

34767the veteran has established the causal connection between smoking tobacco products and VEA service for the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

34770the veteran has established the causal connection between smoking tobacco products and operational service for the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

or

34771the veteran has established the causal connection between smoking tobacco products and eligible service for the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

Clinical onset and operational service [34768]

34772

the veteran smoked at least 5 cigarettes per day or the equivalent thereof in other tobacco products for at least 3 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

34776

smoking as a causal result of operational service made a material contribution to the Statement of Principles requirements for the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

Clinical onset and eligible service [34769]

34774

the veteran smoked at least 5 cigarettes per day or the equivalent thereof in other tobacco products for at least 6 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

34777

smoking as a causal result of eligible service made a material contribution to the Statement of Principles requirements for the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

Clinical worsening and operational service [34770]

34773

the veteran smoked at least 5 cigarettes per day or the equivalent thereof in other tobacco products for at least 3 years before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

34780

the veteran's smoking at least 5 cigarettes per day or the equivalent thereof in other tobacco products for at least 3 years before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease, took place after the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

34778

smoking as a causal result of operational service made a material contribution to the Statement of Principles requirements for the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

33454

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of operational service to which the smoking is causally related.

Clinical worsening and eligible service [34771]

34775

the veteran smoked at least 5 cigarettes per day or the equivalent thereof in other tobacco products for at least 6 years before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

34781

the veteran's smoking at least 5 cigarettes per day or the equivalent thereof in other tobacco products for at least 6 years before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease, took place after the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

34779

smoking as a causal result of eligible service made a material contribution to the Statement of Principles requirements for the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, an aortic disease.

33459

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of eligible service to which the smoking is causally related.