Former smoker should be screened for abdominal aortic aneurysm

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 70-year-old father-in-law smoked for more than 30 years. I read that men who used to smoke should be screened for an abdominal aortic aneurysm. What does this screening involve? What would be done if he is found to have an aneurysm? ANSWER: A number of factors can raise the risk

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Posted on Feb 09, 23

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