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I have ehlers danlos hypermobility or classical. Vascular is ruled out. What are the chances of vascular complications like brain aneurism or others?
The vascular system performs circulation of blood throughout the body. It consists of the arteries and veins that run everywhere including the head, neck, chest, abdomen and all 4 extremities. The heart might also be included as it is the pump that circulates the blood thru the vascular system. The lymphatics of the body are also considered a third part ...Read more
I have been told I have a stage five aortic aneurism. I want to locate a vascular surgeon in the Springfield, MA or Albany, NY area.
A teaching hospital.: A University hospital in SpringfieldU Tufts U. Medical Center, or any of the reputed medical centers in New York, such as Mount Sinai, Presbyterial would be excellent choices. I do not know exactly how big the aneurysm is, where is located etc. If you are seeking a specialist in any of these places, please take a copy of the CT or the ultrasound with you and contact them soon. ...Read more
Patch of vision in left eye kept disappearing, more if i bent over or beared down. Opthamologist said back of eye looked normal, might be vascular but wasn't concerned. Worried could be aneurysm?
Does a clear ophthalmic exam rule out temporal arteritis or aneurysm as cause of visual problems/other unilateral symptoms? The doctor said "sounds vascular" afterward but didn't elaborate. Very worried.
A 6 mm calcified splenic artery Aneurysm was found because I went to a Dr for back pain and had a cat scan. I have gone to a few vascular drs and th?
Artery Aneurysm: Splenic artery aneurysms are the most common type of visceral artery aneurysm and usually require treatment to prevent rupture. At your age of 54 yo & the small size of 6 mm, this aneurysm could be followed until it reaches a larger size (20 mm is usually the size where it needs repair). If the docotors think it is causing symptoms, it could be repaired sooner. Stents or embolization can be used. ...Read more
Can MRI/X-RAY of the arm miss a small sarcoma? Both show normal, no mass,fluid build up,aneurysm, or vascular malformation in area & vessels. Now what
A weakened area: We are not quite sure what actually causes an AAA to form in some people. The leading thought is that the aneurysm may be caused by inflammation in the aorta, which may cause its wall to weaken or break down. Most believe that this inflammation can be associated with atherosclerosis (also called hardening of the arteries) or risk factors for atherosclerosis, such as high blood pressure and smoking. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends ...: The risk of rupture of an ascending aortic aneurysm is affected by things like the diameter, how fast it is growing, underlying connective tissue problems (marfan syndrome, bicuspid aortic valve, etc), blood pressure, and things like that. You should consult a physician to help deterine the most appropriate therapy for you - surgery or medical therapy with regular follow up. ...Read more
Been having constant migraines for 2 months lasting a week at a time. What could be causing it? What should I do? Aneurism run in family.
Headaches: It sounds like you are having constant recurrent headaches that you are calling Migraines . Have you been Diagnosed with Migraines ??? Or are these headaches so bad that you are just referring to them as "Migraines " you need to see a physician or better yet a neurologist to help you sort things out and perhaps get a head scan and maybe get some treatment , if these are true Migrains . ...Read more
I know someone that was saying to someone that they had to get tested for an aneurism, do people ever get rid of that or do they die from it?
Aneurism: There are surgical and percutaneous options for an appropriate patient, size of aneurism and location along the vascular structure in question. ...Read more
Depends on details: An aneurysm is a blood vessel (artery) that has a widened (dilated) portion. They can be in many places, such as in the brain, in the heart arteries, in the aorta, in arm or leg arteries, etc... Treatments will depend on where the aneurysm is, how big it is, how likely it is to grow or burst, how healthy the patient is, how easy or how hard it is to get to the aneurysm, etc... Details matter! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
The vascular system is made up with 3 components, arteries, veins, and lymph channels. The most common description of vascular disease is usually associated with arterial insufficiency, also known as PAD. This usually is more of an issue as people age, who also have associated medical conditions to include diabetes, hypertension, heart ...Read more
Vascular access is a catheter or other small device that IV's can be attached to or needles can be inserted into, in order to give medications to a patient and/or take blood samples from him. Simple vascular access can be placed by a doctor at the bedside, but deeper or complex access is usually done under anesthesia, ...Read more