Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
The aorta is the main blood vessel that supplies blood to your body.
An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is an enlargement (dilatation) of the aorta to greater than 1.5 times normal size. There are usually no symptoms other than when ruptured.] Sometimes, there may be abdominal, back, or leg pain.
The prevalence of abdominal aortic aneurysm (“AAA”) has been reported to range from 2 to 12% and is found in about 8% of men more than 65 years of age.
- Back pain
- shortness of breath
- Tenderness or pain in the chest
- Weak, scratchy voice (hoarseness)
Dr Joel Wallach
Aneurysms, High Blood Pressure And Atrial Fibrillation
Minor Aneurysm Repair
- Wikipedia – Aortic Aneurysm