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what is a 2 ct ectasia of the inferenal abdomen aorta

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Young: You're pretty young for that - you're wise to change your diet. If you smoke, that needs to go too. Try to exercise 30 minutes every day. Get that cho ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Sommers
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes!: CT enterography should allow for complete visualization of the abdominal aorta due imaging the same "compartment" as the target of the study--intestin ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
YES: Both with and without contrast
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience Radiology
Yes: The abdominal aorta will be shown on an abdominal ct.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nolan
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Calcium in aorta: Atherosclerosis-the fancy name, hardening or the arteries-the common name...Same disease process. Its the calcium that makes them hard. So...Calcifi ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
X-ray: Can only see so much, aneurysms only dangerous after certain dilation, with other factors like hypertension.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Repeat study : In one year. I agree with your doctor.
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Unfortunately the: CALCIUM SCORE on your CT scan does NOT measure your cardiac function nor the functional sttaus of your coronary areteries. I do not see an age along w ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Hollander
47 years experience Cardiology
This : This is fairly common. You should be aware of your vascular risk factors such as cholesterol levels, smoking status, hypertension, etc.. A report of " ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not significant: Those findings are unimportant. Why was the study done in the first place?

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