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How do they fix a dilating aortic root safely?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Surgery: Open heart surgery is the preferred method. There are criteria for when ascending aorta aneurysms should be operated on that can vary depending upon other factors (e.g. Bicuspid aortic valve, etc.). Talk to a cardiac surgeon.

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How can they fix a dilating aortic root?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Watch it: Keep an eye on it. If it gets too big, it can be surgically repaired.

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