An aneurysm is a bulge or “ballooning” in the wall of an artery

A bulge or “ballooning” in an artery’s wall is known as an aneurysm. Blood vessels called arteries transport oxygen-rich blood from the heart to various body regions. A big aneurysm may rupture, resulting in life-threatening bleeding or possibly death. The main artery that travels from the heart to the chest and abdomen, the aorta, is … Read more

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms AAA

Bulges (dilations) in the wall of the aorta in the section that goes through the belly are known as abdominal aortic aneurysms AAA (abdominal aorta). Aortic aneurysms in the abdomen usually grow slowly before rupturing. Aneurysms can induce a pulsing sensation in the belly, as well as deep, terrible pain, low blood pressure, and death … Read more