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aortic root calcification

A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience Cardiology
Aortic root: You cut off an- i assume you mean aneurysm . It really depends on how big it is . If it is large then rises in BP due to strenuous exercise can worse ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Dilated aortic root: It means the part of the aorta coming out of the left ventricle is dilated and the sinuses of valsalva which make op the area including the valve are ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Normal: Still normal.
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A male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Likely yes: The aortic root and ascending aorta are within normal limits. I presume the LVOT diameter is actually meant to be 1.9cm, and if so, is also appropria ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Lubienski
36 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Research now: Had genetic testing? Some genetic profiles might dictate repair now. You are getting close to root size 5cm where repair recommended. Now is the time ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Aortic root: A normally composed aortic root is not usually going to dilate quickly in response to normal blood pressure or slightly high pressure. Abnormalities i ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Dilated aortic root: It is not rare and we see it in various situations. When it is present we follow it with echocardiography usually. See this: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih. ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Risk factor: It's the main risk factor for aortic dissection (tearing of the lining of the aorta) but the devil's in the details. How dilated is it?
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Cause?: With echocardiography, this is an increasingly common incidental finding. The issue is alway the cause. It may be benign, but hypertensive disease, h ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Surveillance: Watch that aortic root with annual echoes). Be sure your doctor indexes it to your size (normal is up to 1.9 cm/m², since it can be over or under-est ... Read More

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