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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Can: But more often it can be reader's variation.
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
I am too.: Are you sure of the units you are using? Don't know any physician that would allow someone out of their sight, let alone office with an aneurysm with ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Depends: What part of your aorta? What size? Do you have Marfan's, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, annulo-aortic ectasia, or family hx of aortic aneurysm or sudden or ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
43 years experience Cardiology
Balooning of a vesse: Weakening of arterial wall causing aneurysm this can rupture and cause bleeding and complications depending on the location can be deadly consult ... Read More
Dr. Andres Katz
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
Vessel dilation: An abnormal dilation of a vascular structure vein or artery, anywhere in the body.
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Dr. Andris Kazmers
45 years experience Vascular Surgery
Aneurysm: Aneurysm is abnormal dilation of an artery: some say 1.5x normal size while others say twice or more the size of the native artery represents aneurysm ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Anastassov
34 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Aneurism: This is due to weakness of the inner layer (intima) of your blood vessels. It may be a symptom of a congenital collagenopathy, such as Marfan syndrom ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Yes: See sirweb.Org and search abdominal aortic aneurysm or other type of aneurysm you are worried about.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soren Singel
29 years experience Neurosurgery
Not Mendelian: Not hereditary in the mendelian sense. Some families have higher incidence of aneurysms. Cofactors such as hypertension, diet and smoking habits may ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Yes: See sirweb.Org and search abdominal aortic aneurysm.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Thomas
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
Abdominal (AAA)?: We are not quite sure what actually causes an AAA to form in some people. The leading thought is that the aneurysm may be caused by inflammation in th ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: the ABI it self is simply a pressure ratio of your blood vessel flow. You may or may not have blockage with an aneurysm. The more appropriate test to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Depends: On type and location of aneurysm. Can you add specifics?

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