An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a weakening and expansion of the aorta, the main blood vessel in the body. Men aged 65 and over can make an appointment for AAA screening by calling 01865 572636 (have your NHS number ready) for an appointment at the practice.
Screening involves an ultrasound and takes around 10 minutes. There are four possible results:
More information can be found on the NHS website: www.nhs.uk