Tampa, Florida-- According to Tampa General Hospital:
An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a life-threatening condition that is easily detected with a simple, non-invasive ultrasound screening.
If you are over 60 years of age, are a smoker, have diabetes, a cardiovascular or pulmonary disorder, high blood pressure, or a family history of AAA, screening is appropriate. If detected early, this condition can be treated before it leads to life-threatening consequences.
The Free Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening event information is as follows: