A 43-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

what are the major causes of unfolding of the aorta?

2 doctor answers
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: Intima disorders of sorta and bicuspid aortic valve ...May need a cardiology consult and echo.
Answered on Oct 22, 2019
1
1 thank
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Atherosclerosis: . Meaning tortuosity- ? As the tissue hardens they may extend and kink a bit.
Answered on Mar 7, 2020
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Risk: The procedural risk is the same each time;doesn't increase with successive procedures
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
28 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: This is known as a traumatic pseudo aneurysm . This can occur with any form of sudden deceleration injury. This can be diagnosed with a ct scan of the ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
A few: Hypertension , atherosclerosis , or genetics. Usually treating risk factors are enough along with surveilence
1
1 thank
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Congenital: It is a cogenital defect and is present in utero ( before birth).

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month