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Abdominal Aortic Dissection And Colonoscopy
Lower part: Infra renal aneurysm means it is involving the lower part of the abdominal aorta after it gives rise to the blood vessels supplying the kidneys. Infra renal aneurysms can be generally treated with a stent graft which is implanted going through the artery in the groin. It is thus possible that a major surgery involving opening the abdomen can be avoided. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Involve renal artery: A juxtarenal AAA is an aneurysm that involves or is associated with the renal arteries which are vital as they supply the kidneys with blood. The repair of this type of aneurysm is very challenging and so be sure and see a board certified Vascular Surgeon with a great deal of experience for consultation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Severely calcified abdominal aorta & common iliac arteries, a 60% ostial stenosis of the coeliac trunk, stomach ache, abd pain and bloating.Treatment?
Impossible to say: It is impossible to know over the internet whether the vascular and GI issues are related. Speak with a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Largest AAA repaired: You shouldn't think about it as, " is it too big to repair?" many anatomic details as well as a person's overall medical condition go into the decision as to if an aneurysm can be repaired. Its overall size is not a main consideration (though if its still small, they can usually be watched without repair). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
calcified abd aorta and common iliac arteries, 60% ostial stenosis of coeliac trunk, bloating, abd pain, can't gain weight. Intestinal ischemia?
Yes: From the descriptions on the question I strongly believe you have intestinal ischemia and atherosclerotic vascular disease .Need to to be aggressive ib treatment for reversal of atherosclerosis. Check lipids get on a good regime of cholesterol lowering treatment.See a physician specializing in lipid manangement ...Read more
Bulging Aorta: Ballooning of the abdominal portion of the aorta. The aorta is one of the major arteries that carry blood from your heart to the rest of the body. Sometimes patients with high blood pressure, cholesterol plaque formation can have weakened wall of this big artery, causing it to bulge ( balloon out) like when one blow air into a balloon; if ruptured, instant death can occur. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ballooning : An aneurysm is diffuse or focal dilatation of an artery like the abdominal aorta of more than 1.5 times its normal size. For abdominal aortic aneurysm generally anything above 3 cm in 50-60yr old patient. They typically don't need fixed unless above 5 cm in females and 5.5 cm in males or rapidly enlarging or causing symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Size & location: This really depends on size of the aneurysm , the bigger one especially above 5-5.5 cm will have higher risk of rupture and death. Also location so if aneurysm involves major branches to brain or arteries to kidneys or intestinal arteries all this will make the surgical repair more risky. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is cramping abdominal pain and distention an intestinal blockage in person with incisional and umbilical hernias? Have crohn's, previous volulous.
Possibly: Aortic dissections are incredibly complex conditions. Your long-term prognosis would be based on many factors. Normally, the complications of dissection would in the short-term involve blood flow to your major organs. In the long-term complications include aneurysm formation. Please contact a vascular specialist for further information. ...Read more
Internal,tear: The dissection is a tear of the inner lining of the aortic three layer wall the flap may obstruct branches of the aorta and create a whole series of symptoms and complications. Medical and surgical treatments exist depending on the exact situation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Severe, abrupt pain: Pain that is abrupt in onset and severe in intensity is the most common symptom with aortic dissection (roughly 90% of cases). Because of the size and location of the aorta, pain may be experienced as either chest pain, back pain, or abdominal pain. Additionally, pain that feels like ripping or tearing in any of these areas should raise a concern for aortic dissection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need to see Dr.: Your daughter would need to see a doctor who would also do certain diagnostic tests to localize, measure, and follow any abnormalities in her aorta. You don't say if an aneurysm or other problem has already been found. But if it has, i'm guessing her doctors are already doing baseline studies and keeping on top of her status. ...Read more
Great option: Yes it is one of the best options to treat deissection initially because it has dual effect , beta blocker to slow down the heart and Alpha blocker to dilate periphral arteries and decrease resistance and blood pressure . Some doctor prefer Esmolol because it is shorter half life. ...Read more
Can you have Marfan's without aortic dissection? I am 28 and been pregnant 3 times with no changes to aorta .
How long would an normal echocardiogram be efective against aortic dissection. In other words would a normal echo rule out future dissection?
No, but...: Sadly, no. An echo can only see the world as it is at that exact moment in time. Dissection can always occur later. That said, thoracic dissections are rarely both serious and asymptomatic, so if one started, odds are good that you'd know in a painful, let's go visit the er sort of way. ...Read more
My dad is going to have surgery for an aortic dissection! I am worried about having one! Scares me soo bad! Any advise and to put my mind at ease? TY!
Is 23 too young for aortic dissection with no risks/family history? Work at daycare and pick kids up all day and have achy back pains.Could this be ad
Doubtful: Without a family hx and at your age, having an aortic dissection would be very unlikely. Most likely, you answered the question with your history of picking up up kids all day at work. You most likely have back sprain. The definitive diagnoses would be made by seeing a dr. For an evaluation though. Best wishes. ...Read more
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