April 15, 2014

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM

AAA (An Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm is the swelling or ballooning of the abdominal aorta. “The aorta is the main artery that carries oxygen-filled blood from the heart to all parts of the body. In the abdomen, the aorta splits (bifurcates) into the iliac arteries, which carry blood to the legs and other lower areas of the body“ (Source: http://www.ultimatesaaave.com). I am trying to make a difference by educating and encouraging screening to battle the silent killer that is AAA . […]