October 2, 2016

Abdominal Aorta Screening

Palm Beach Ultrasound Abdominal Aorta Screening Man Holding ChestA ruptured AAA often leads to a life threatening medical emergency.

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA). For men and women up to age 75, as well if you have ever smoked, have high cholesterol, emphysema, obesity or a history of stroke in your family.  A ruptured AAA often leads to a life threatening medical emergency.  A simple ultrasound screening at Palm Beach Ultrasound is one of the ways to catch AAA early.

An abdominal aortic aneurysm is the enlarging of the aorta – the main artery that supplies blood to your body located in the abdomen.  It is most often a silent until it becomes a medical emergency. While many people do not experience symptoms, some may experience intense back or abdominal pain, rapid pulse or excessive sweating.

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