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Is it safe for someone who had just survived an aorta aneurysm to go on an airplane?

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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Yes: Yes. If the AAA is fixed then flying is safe.
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 27 years experience
Depends: Depends on how long just survived is. A week is probably too soon. A month is probably okay. Your surgeon should be able to give you more details.

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