Related Conditions

Aortic aneurysm

An aortic aneurysm (say “a-OR-tik AN-yuh-rih-zum”) is a bulge in a section of the aorta, the body’s main artery. The aorta carries oxygen-rich...

Carotid artery disease

The carotid artery travels up each side of the neck and branches into smaller vessels that supply blood to the brain. Blood flowing through the...

Peripheral arterial disease

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is narrowing or blockage of arteries that results in poor blood flow to your arms and legs. When you walk or...