Aneurysms are potentially life-threatening conditions that can develop silently without any obvious symptoms. It’s essential to understand the warning signs and risk factors associated with aneurysms, as early detection can be critical in preventing a rupture. In this blog post, we will discuss the various types of aneurysms, their warning signs, and the importance of...
Category: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
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An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is an enlargement or bulge that develops in a weakened area within the largest artery in the abdomen, the aorta. The aorta is the largest blood vessel in the body, and it runs from the heart down through the chest and into the abdomen. If the aorta walls weaken or bulge, this is called an abdominal aortic aneurysm.