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Aortic Aneurysm: Early Detection Saves Lives

Jan 1, 2011

An aortic aneurysm is an abnormal bulge in the wall of the aorta, which carries blood from the heart to vessels throughout the body. Without treatment, the aneurysm can grow larger and abruptly leak blood or rupture--a life-threatening, surgical emergency.

To learn the steps you can take to prevent this condition from becoming life-threatening, click here to read the full article, which appeared in the January/February 2011 issue of Health Focus.