AAA screening

Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening is for men aged 65 and over. It’s also called AAA screening.

It’s a simple, risk-free ultrasound scan.

The test is only offered to men. This is because they’re 6 times more likely to have an abdominal aortic aneurysm than women.

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