Get the Facts Overview

Many people have never heard of an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, or AAA. Get the facts on this potentially life-threatening condition.

All about Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

Find the information you need, including:

  • What is AAA? An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a blood-filled bulge or ballooning of the abdominal aorta. Learn more about the symptoms and potential causes of this condition.
  • AAA Risk Factors. Millions of Americans are at risk for abdominal aortic aneurysms. By understanding the risk factors, you can be prepared to take action!
  • Diagnosis and Treatment. Early detection of abdominal aortic aneurysms can save lives. Learn how AAA is diagnosed and treated.

Find the AAAnswers Coalition

Read about the alliance of concerned physician societies that have come together to raise awareness about AAA and encourage screening.

AAA Legislation

Learn about a congressional bill that could broaden coverage for AAA screenings, and see how you can show your support.