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A 28-year-old female asked:

What does this mean: ascending aorta at the level of the pulmonary artery bifurcation measures 2.5 x 2.3cm ap and transverse ? is this too big?

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Dr. Frederick Tibayan
Thoracic Surgery 25 years experience
Not too big. : When is the ascending aorta too big? Depends on the aortic valve, how fast it is growing, underlying connective tissue disorder, symptoms, size of the patient, and, of corse, size of the aorta. Two and a half centimeters is not too big though.
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