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