Abdomial Aortic Aneurysm

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Abdomial Aortic Aneurysm

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in the rupture process

X-ray showing the enlarged aortia

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm is diagnosed usually through routine check up. They are not discovered through listening through a stethoscope. The doctor will feel around your abdomen for unusual lumps.

The treatment for this disorder all depends on the size of the aneurysm. If you have a small aneurysm, your doctor will usually keep a watch out for it. If it is medium sized, you can choose to have surgery or to wait and watch. Your doctor will tell you the risks. If it's large, you will need surgery to avoid an aortic rupture.

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Procedure

If surgery is preformed before the arotic artery ruptures, the prognosis is usually good. If it happens to rupture, then it becomes a severe medical issue. Less than 80% of people who have a ruptured aortic artery survive.

The symptoms and signs of an abdominal aortic aneurysm include the following: Throbbing at the navel, pain in the abdomen, and back pain.

The aorta is the main artery that supplies blood throughout the body. An abdomianl aneurysm occurs when the end of the aortic artery is enlarged.


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