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Risk Factors for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Studied by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted Tue 24 Aug 2010 4:26am An aortic aneurysm occurs when the walls of the main blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart (the aorta) bulges or dilates.  An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is located in the abdominal area, near the navel.  Aneurysms can also occur in other areas of the aorta, although the abdomen is the most common site. Research from ... Read on »
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: A Silent Threat by ShapeUp .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: An aneurysm is an abnormal enlargement or bulging of an artery, caused by damage or weakness in a blood vessel wall. If left untreated, the vessel can burst and become deadly. THOMAS RILES, MD: Aneurysms can occur in almost any part of the body. They can occur in the aorta, in the abdomen, in the chest, in the brain. They can occur to ... Read on »
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surviv ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 11 Jul 2009 10:44pm Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Survival Is Improving Since 1987, long-term survival has increased 4.7 percent after intact aneurysm repair in Sweden 12 july 2009-- During the past 20 years, long-term survival has improved for Swedish patients undergoing intact abdominal aortic aneurysm repair and remained stable for those undergoing ru ... Read on »
AAA…Not A Good Thing To Have…!!! by Kingmagic of Purpleplus .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:47pm Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm  (not good…!!!)   The last couple of weeks have been something of a blur. This usually happens after my night shifts. Did another tour of duty on the Foxtrot-Oscar Paramedic/Police unit which lo and behold involved lots of lovely assaults and drink related injuries. Nice! But it still works well when we ... Read on »
Aneurysm - The Silent Killer by Diana Y. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 20 May 2008 9:01am An aneurysm is a bulging out of part of the wall of a blood vessel. Aneurysms occur in several different forms. Saccular aneurysms protrude from the wall of the artery, like a berry. They may occur singly or in groups. Risk factors for saccular aneurysms include high blood pressure (hypertension), cigarette smoking and various diseases of the ... Read on »
Blue Light Special at K-Mart–Free Aneurysm Screenings at the Pharmacy Department September 20- November 5th by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 10 Sep 2010 12:41pm The group AAAanswers is being sponsored by Medtronic to perform the free screening.  Of course screenings are a good thing, but let’s not forget the marketing angle here too of getting more foot traffic in the stores too, all retailers look at every angle with marketing too.  My preference, I prefer this test in a medical surrounding or ... Read on »
FDA Approves Endologix PowerFit Aortic Extensions–Device Placement by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 02 Aug 2010 9:22am Stent technology continues to grow and become much more specific especially as relates to placement and technology available for higher levels of accuracy.  The FDA has just approved another device and technique to be used with repairing abdominal aortic aneurisms.  Using the Endologix technique, the procedure is a minimally invasive proc ... Read on »
If there are 22,000 illness’s in this world I should technically be thankful even if I had just ten of them. by Lexie Posted Wed 18 Jan 2012 8:11pm Here are just the psychiatrist disorders we have discovered. For full affect, scroll quickly with head tilted back and eyes widened to incredibly height. A few gasps here and there would be helpful. Anxiety Disorders 309.9 Adjustment Disorder Unspecified Adjustment Disorders 309.24 Adj ... Read on »
Device Approved for Dangerous Vessel Bulge by HealthFinder Posted Tue 21 Dec 2010 12:00pm healthnewslink Endurant stent graft treats aneurysm in abdominal aorta TUESDAY, Dec. 21 (HealthDay New ... Read on »
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Stroke by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted Tue 12 May 2009 3:48pm Today I am writing to bring your attention to another gene found in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm. There is a nice genetic review on the subject at GeneTests.org The problem with Aneurysms is that they are essentially ticking time bombs in the body often waiting to explode and ultimately kill you by bleeding in your brain, chest or belly. ... Read on »