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If you experience chest pain or a strong pulse sensation in your chest, consult your WellStar physician. However, you should go immediately to the emergency room if the pain is severe or if there is a pulsating bulge in your abdomen.
Aortic Anuerysm Statistic
About 15,000 deaths each year are attributed to aortic aneurysms, placing the condition among the 15 leading causes of death in the United States, according to the National Center for Health Statistics*
*Source: National Center for Health Statistics

Aortic Aneurysm Diagnosis

If screening tests or check-ups reveal abnormal results, your WellStar physician will perform further evaluations regarding an aortic aneurysm.


  • Echocardiography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Computed Tomography (CT) scan