Updated screening policies could detect more abdominal aortic aneurysms


19, 2015 — Updating national screening policies could help detect a deadly form of aneurysm in older men; saving lives and resources, according to research presented in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a …
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Updated screening policies could detect more abdominal aortic aneurysms
Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a potentially lethal ballooning of the aorta, the body&;s largest blood vessel, which supplies blood from the heart to the abdomen and on to the rest of the body. Smoking, high blood pressure, male gender and older age are …
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