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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberto Rodriguez
21 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
It can be: It can be. If the aneurysm involves the ascending aorta and the aortic root, it can cause aortic valve insufficiency (leaking valve).
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A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Need careful: Evaluation and follow up care by your surgeon , 74 is not considered very old , but your functional status , associated systemic diseases will play i ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
If there is an : aneurysm, it should be specifically mentioned in the report. As far as reading the images, it takes years of training.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience in Cardiology
Generally not: If your ct scan was negative, you have very little to be worried about. A sudden change in an aorta can occur with a spontaneous disection, but your ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
HCM: Not sure what you're asking. Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy in series with a bicuspid aortic valve has a potential for real trouble if the bi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
No: An aortic dissection is a tear in the lining of the aorta, causing blood to leak into the aortic wall, causing pain and possibly hemodynamic issues. A ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
Blockage: The valve gets calcified and does not open fully eventually causing a drop in the output of the heart. The heart has to work harder to force the blood ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience in Pediatrics
Could be but unlikel: Depends on your age and your past medical history.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience in Cardiology
Depends: An aortic aneurysm can be the result of inherited conditions like marfan's syndrome. Conversley, aortic aneurysms may appear 'de novo' in those withou ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
The question is ???: A statement with a question mark is not really a question. You need to state some basic information and formulate a clear question related to the info ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
NO.: Aortic valve replacement in a patient with a bicuspid aortic valve may require repair of an ascending aortic aneurysm if present. Although valves are ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
38 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
Narrowed heart valve: The aortic valve is between the left ventricle and the aorta. It ensures that blood flows from the heart to the body and not backwards. When the valve ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Be established: Become established with a cardiologist - i follow many people with your condition. When the time is right - usually at an older age, the valve can ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
18 years experience in Cardiology
I : I am not exactly sure what your question is but would be happy to help if you could provide more information. You are likely referring to congenital a ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
38 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
As or AI: Stenosis : valve is narrow. Insufficiency : valve leaks.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Depends: Sometimes surgery can correct depending on your general health status.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Lethal: If you think you have an aortic dissection, you should be in the er since the mortality rate until diagnosis rises by the hour.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience in General Surgery
No: Aneurysm is the dilation of your artery that can rupture if it gets too big overtime. A dissection is when the layers of your artery separate - genera ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Weakness: or bubble in either the distal sub renal aorta or actually on the renal artery, a branch of the abdominal aorta. It is important to document the size ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Shackelford
25 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Depends on size: You should have this monitored regularly and at a certain point your doctor will recommend surgery, if aneurysm continues to grow. Take his advice. I ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: A diastolic decreshendo high pitched murmur heard best leaning forward with the stethoscope over the lower sternum suggest aortic regurgitation, altho ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Bicuspid: Bicuspid aortic valve disease can go lifelong without causing a problem but in some people does progress to aortic stenosis, insufficiency or both. It ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Aortic valve: We don't treat mild aortic valve disease other than good health practices.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shenouda
20 years experience in Cardiology
No: Two different valves with different shapes and function. The aortic valve should have three leaflets or cusps but some people are born with only two a ... Read More
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