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Abdominal Aortic Anyeurism
Good: If an abdominal aortic ultrasound reported that the abdominal aorta was "nonaneurysmal", this means that there was no evidence of a widening (dilation or aneurysm) of the abdominal aorta (non-aneurysmal abdominal aorta). This test is done in selected individuals to evaluate for abdominal aortic aneurysm (aaa), which can be life threatening if became too big. ...Read more
22 and thin, nonsmoker. Dr found an abdominal aortic bruit today. She didn't seem concerned, should I be?
On an abdominal aortic ultrasound do u c the aorta up to the knob around the diaphragm area? Do u always watch the same length?
Uz: You can see most of the abdominal aorta on abdominal ultrasound in most people. You try and image as much of it as you can. There is no 'knob' in the abdominal aorta. ...Read more
Beating sensations different areas all around belly button under ribs all different areas is it likely to be abdominal aortic aneurism last few months?
Not likely: Abdominal aortic aneurysms usually have no symptoms or sensation. Sometimes they can be felt through the front abdominal wall. An aneurysm in a 31 y/o without other medical issues would be very unlikely. Talk to your dr and check your pulse and heart rhythm an ultrasound would be the easiest way to elevate your fear and may see something else. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Several things: About 5% of men over the age of 65 have abdominal aortic aneurysms. Risk factors include: increasing age, male sex, family history of aneurysm (may increase your risk 4-fold), hypertension, and history of smoking. Dissecting aneurysms can be caused by localized damage to to the artery from hypertension or trauma (deceleration or sheering-type injury) or catheter injury from an angiogram. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The aorta: The aorta is the large, main artery that carries blood from the heart. An aneurysm (a portion that dilates or expands to a larger than normal diameter) can occur anywhere along its length, from where it emerges from the heart in the chest (thoracic aortic aneurysm) to where it travels through the abdomen & splits into the iliac arteries (abdominal aortic aneurysm, or aaa) - or anywhere between. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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