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abdominal aortic dissection and colonoscopy

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Sarin
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Possibly: Aortic dissections are incredibly complex conditions. Your long-term prognosis would be based on many factors. Normally, the complications of dissect ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
20 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: Really depends on location of the dissection and rate of degeneration of the aorta into aneurysm , but most of the time patient can live normal life.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
No, but...: Sadly, no. An echo can only see the world as it is at that exact moment in time. Dissection can always occur later. That said, thoracic dissections ar ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
No common at all: Unless you suffer from a congenital aneurysm (such as of the Sinus of valsalva), Marfan's Syndrome, and/or have certain rheumatologic conditions that ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Severe chest pain: Aortic dissection is heralded by severe chest pain, often radiating from the front of the chest through the chest and into the back, often described a ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Certain syndromes such as eds, marfan, and turner predispose to aortic dissection but many other causes exist. A bicuspid aortic valve and recent valv ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vorhies
24 years experience Vascular Surgery
I doubt it: 2d echo can see the anatomy and function of the heart very well. It can measure the size of the proximal aorta and notice plaque and calcium along th ... Read More
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
40 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Aortic dissection or aortic dissection surgery can irritate the phrenic nerve which control the diaphragm. If it is irritated by the aneurysm or with ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Maybe not: I am not sure of the association between cannabis and aortic dissection. Have you asked your personal physician why your aorta is widened and if that ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Life expectancy: There are no great numbers on this, as there are many other factors that will affect the life expectancy of a person, with or without having had suger ... Read More
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