I created this infographic to help raise awareness of AAA and a little money for the British Heart Foundation (BHF)

I created this infographic to help raise awareness of AAA and a little money for the British Heart Foundation (BHF)

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a swelling (aneurysm) of the aorta – the main blood vessel that leads away from the heart, down through the abdomen to the rest of the body. The abdominal aorta is the largest blood vessel in the body and is.

Abdominal aortic aneurysm & risk of rupture.

ECR 2014 / / Abdominal aortic aneurysms: rupture signs on computed tomography - EPOS™

Abdominal Aorta : Triple AAA (Aneurysm of Aorta in this area)

Print Anatomy of the Arteries of the Trunk - Lecture 5 flashcards

Preventing Rupture of an Aortic Aneurysm

Aortic aneurysm is a balloon-like dilation of the aorta - the body& main artery. Rupture of an aortic aneurysm is usually a catastrophe.

CT reconstruction image of an abdominal aortic aneurysm

CT reconstruction image of an abdominal aortic aneurysm

Abdominal aortic aneurysm involves a widening, stretching, or ballooning of the aorta. There are several causes of abdominal aortic aneurysm, but the most common results from atherosclerotic disease. As the aorta gets progressively larger over time there is increased chance of rupture.

Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Talk to Your Doctor about Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. If you are a man age 65 to 75 and have ever smoked, talk with your doctor about abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).

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