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Where is an AAA most likely to develop?

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Dr. Laura Pak
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Infrarenal

The most common location for an AAA is below the level of the renal (kidney) arteries.
Anatomically, this is below the level of the bottom of your breastbone and above your belly button-- but remember, the aorta sits closer to the back than to the front; it sits right on your spine.

In brief: Infrarenal

The most common location for an AAA is below the level of the renal (kidney) arteries.
Anatomically, this is below the level of the bottom of your breastbone and above your belly button-- but remember, the aorta sits closer to the back than to the front; it sits right on your spine.
Dr. Laura Pak
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Dr. Kevin Nolan
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Where AAA

Abdominal aortic aneurysms, by definition, occur in the abdomen usually below the kidney arteries.

In brief: Where AAA

Abdominal aortic aneurysms, by definition, occur in the abdomen usually below the kidney arteries.
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Lower aorta

Between the kidney arteries and the leg arteries.

In brief: Lower aorta

Between the kidney arteries and the leg arteries.
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