abdominal aortic aneurysm

  A recent study in The Lancet investigated whether the abdominal aortic aneurysm screening program in Sweden is associated with reduced morbidity and mortality. Abdominal aortic aneurysm refers to the enlargement of the abdominal aorta to a size greater than 50% its original diameter. The enlargement of an individual’s aorta can weaken the vessel’s wall,