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Are YOU at Risk For an Aortic Aneurysm?

Take control of your own health and find out your personal risk for developing an aortic aneurysm.


Simply answer a few simple questions about your health.  If you answer "yes" to 2 or more of the risk factor questions, then you should consider contacting either your doctor or an aortic disease specialist about receiving a simple aortic aneurysm screening test.


This risk factor assessment is not meant for self-diagnosis and is a general guide and informational tool.  Ultimately, only your doctor can evaluate your aortic aneurysm risk factors and determine if you should be screened for an aortic aneurysm.

Calculate Your Own Aortic Aneurysm Risk


Are you male?

Are you older than 60 years old?

Has a family member been diagnosed with an aortic aneurysm?

Have you been diagnosed with high blood pressure (hypertension)?

Do you have elevated blood cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia)?

Do you currently smoke or have you smoked in the past?

Do you have diabetes?

Are you overweight?

Do you have a connective tissue disorder such as Marfan's Syndrome?

Do you have a history of trauma?

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Total number of "yes" answers?

If you answered "YES" to 2 or more of the screening questions, you may want to consider contacting your doctor to be screened for an aortic aneurysm.  Only your doctor can make the appropriate medical decision about whether you should be screened.

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