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infrarenal aortic dissection

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shane Parmer
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Sure: Typically in the young if a dissection is considered it is related to trauma or a congenital connective tissue disease such as ehler's danlos or marfa ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trent Proffitt
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: If associated with inheritable collagen diseases. However, it is usually related to elevated blood pressure.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience Cardiology
Aortic dissection: Probably the best studies are either a magnetic resonance angiogram (mra) or a computed tomography angiogram (cta) of the chest and abdomen.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Aortic dissection: It depends upon extent of dissection and type of dissection.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Dissection: The pain of aortic dissection can stop when the dissection stabilizes, the patient dies or has effective treatment. The time any of these takes is hig ... Read More
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pain: The overwhelming symptom is of pain, whether the back or chest. If is of a severe, sharp nature. Otherwise, symptoms related to reduced blood flow ca ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Imaging study: Either identifying or ruling out aortic dissection requires an advanced imaging study. Most commonly this is a ct scan with contrast. A chest x-ray is ... Read More
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. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
50%-70: Depends on where it is, how soon you get treatment prevention is best! no smoking blood pressure control.

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