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A 59-year-old male asked:

could my abdominal mesh from hernia repair pose issues when i have my upcoming thoracic aortic aneurysm surgery (can this area be avoided?)

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Can be avoided: Be certain your surgeon knows about (he probably does very well since he's seen your CT and MRI), but the area can be avoided - the AAA can be approached from a different angle .

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