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Video: Football Legend Joe Theismann Teams Up with Leading Medical Societies and Medtronic to Save Lives from Abdominal Aortic Aneursyms (AAA)
Date:9/22/2009

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional football legend Joe Theismann joined leading physicians, patients and advocates today to kick-off "Find the AAAnswers," a multi-faceted public education campaign designed to saves lives from abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), by increasing the high number of people at-risk for this life-threatening condition, to seek a low-cost ultrasound screening.

To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/findtheaaanswers/40105/

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An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a balloon-like bulge in the body's main artery that can burst unexpectedly with fatal consequences - making it the third leading cause of sudden death in men over 60.(1) More than one million people are living with an undiagnosed AAA,(2) and only 10-25 percent of those people will survive if their aneurysm ruptures.(3-6) A simple, inexpensive ultrasound screening could help save these lives.

The goal of the campaign is to increase the number of at-risk people who are screened each year in an effort to reduce unnecessary deaths from abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA).

Sponsored by Medtronic, the program is supported by the Find the AAAnswers Coalition, an alliance of concerned medical societies that have come together to provide accurate information about abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) and increase the number of at-risk individuals that get screened. The medical societies include the Society for Vascular Surgery, the American Coll
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SOURCE Find the AAAnswers Coalition; Medtronic
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