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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Normal: The aorta is normal size. High blood pressure was potentially bad for anyone, especially at age 23. Ask the doctor that ordered the test and of treati ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Uz of abdominal aort: look at this: http://www.sonoguide.com/abdominal_aortic_aneurysm.html
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Very small: aneurysms can be seen with ultrasound. Blood pressure plays a role in their formation but not in the ability to see the aneurysm.if your systolic BP i ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
The ability to: visualize the abdominal aorta, and abdominal aortic aneurysms, does not depend on blood pressure.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Abdominal aorta: the abdominal aorta and its aneurysms are far larger than the resolution of abdominal ultrasound, so the aorta and aneurysms of it are easily imaged. ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
To the diaphragm : Usually the sonographer will go from the diaphragm to the aortic bifurcation. If possible then the common iliac arteries. Not usually seen in the dist ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: If they change US probes
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Yep: You'll need to fast for eight to 12 hours before your abdominal ultrasound. Food and liquids in your stomach and urine in your bladder can make it dif ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Aneurysm: Abdominal aortic ultrasound might detect aneurysm of the thoracic aorta just before it enters the abdomen, otherwise would not be good to detect thor ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Are you 22?: Aneurysm in a 22 year old are reportable. It's extremely unlikely that you have one .
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally the lumen: Generally they're measuring the diameter the lumen
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Abdom aortic aneurys: Abdominal ultrasound is a very good test for demonstrating abdominal aortic aneurysms.

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