Abdominal Aorta Scan

£ 65.00 Inclusive of all fees

This scan is available to men from 45 years of age.

We will perform a detailed scan to look at the size, shape and condition of the:

  • aorta
  • iliac arteries
  • should an aneurysm be identified, both kidneys and renal arteries will also be evaluated
  • assessing for any aortic narrowing from calcification, plaque or thrombus build up
Mens Abdominal Aorta Scan example

Common examples for having this ultrasound screening are:

  • detection of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)
  • monitoring aortic dilation


We will provide a Sonographer report at the time with a Medical Follow Up Recommendation if necessary.

See our FAQ page if you would like to know more about any of our scans.

Pre-scan preparation

Need to expose upper & lower part of abdomen. Loose fitting top recommended.

8 hours of fasting required. No breakfast if morning appointment / no lunch for afternoon appointment. Clear fluids including black tea or coffee are allowed.

For diabetics maintain food intake but avoid fatty or dairy products.

Maintain normal medication.

All of our first line ultrasound scans are optional. You must be at least 16 years old and you should have no existing medical condition or treatment pending that relates to the scan you are booking. If you are in any doubt about having any type of scan, you should consult your GP.

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