- If you live in England and the largest blood vessel in your body is beginning to blow up like a balloon, you are more likely to receive surgery later, when the blood vessel is closer to bursting, and 3.6 times more likely to die because the problem wasn't corrected in time than if you were in the U.S., according to a new study.
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