A Silent Killer: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

You may not have heard of abdominal aortic aneurysms, but your cardiologist probably has. That’s because this condition is the #17 leading cause of death in the US, affecting 1 in 250 people over 50 years of age. In this interview with WSOS Radio – St. Augustine, Dr. Jason Roberts shares more information about this “silent killer,” including how patients can get screened and the steps First Coast Cardiovascular Institute takes to treat this condition. Listen to the interview below:

Seeing a general physician is often the first step to getting screened. Call us at 904-493-3333 to set up an appointment.

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