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How long is the recovery time after having surgery for a popliteal aneurysm repair?

How long is the recovery time after having surgery for a popliteal aneurysm repair?

Aneurysm repair: Within 7-10 days staple will come out. Within 2 weeks you can regain regular activities. ...Read more

Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Aneurysm (Definition)

An aneurysm is an abnormally dilated blood vessel, usually defined as a diameter 2x normal or larger. As weakened vessels get larger, there is risk of potential ...Read more


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What is the recovery time after having the surgery for a popliteal aneurysm repair?

What is the recovery time after having the surgery for a popliteal aneurysm repair?

2-4 weeks: If treated while asymptomatic, popliteal artery aneurysm repair is accomplished with a fem-pop bypass and tying off the aneurysm above and below the aneurysm itself. Recovery in the hospital is often 2-3 days and gradual return to regular activity is usually seen within 2-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the recovery time after having surgery for a popliteal aneurysm repair?

Can you tell me the recovery time after having surgery for a popliteal aneurysm repair?

Variable: If the popliteal aneurysm was thrombosed (completely blocked, causing loss of blood flow to the foot), recovery can be very prolonged (several weeks to months), compared with a relatively short recovery after an elective repair (several days to weeks). Recovery also depends a lot on other factors (open vs endovascular repair, wound healing issues, heart or lung problems, level of fitness prior). ...Read more

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How does surgery to repair an aneurysm work?

Very well!: Location size risk factors are all important items but open surgery replaces the aneurysm with a dacron or other type of graft sewn in place endovascular places a graft inside the aneurysm and deflates it. ...Read more

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50 yr old male. Going to have surgery for aneurysm by coiling method. Some says that I may not be able to go back to normal life. Is it true?

50 yr old male. Going to have surgery for aneurysm by coiling method. Some says that I may not be able to go back to normal life. Is it true?

Results pretty good: There has been a lot of progress made in the coiling of aneurysms in the last 5-10 years I assume this aneurysms is in your brain. Coiling is now the preferred method for treating most aneurysms in the brain and generally is safer than open surgery ( which has also improved) AS usual make sure you have a team with a lot of experience in this technique and ask their results beforehand ...Read more

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Can a person have another aneurysm if he has had surgery to repair his aorta?

Can a person have another aneurysm if he has had surgery to repair his aorta?

Yes: Yes. Other segments of the aorta can become aneurysmal, or other arteries such as the iliac or popliteal arteries, or even arteries of the brain. The most common non-cranial aneurysm is the aorta below the kidneys. This is most common in men >65 who have ever smoked. Brain / cerebral aneurysms can occur at any age and are slightly more common in women. ...Read more

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My papa undergone aneurysm clipping what precaution now I should take, surgery was on 27 th of december 2012?

My papa undergone aneurysm clipping what precaution now I should take, surgery was on 27 th of december  2012?

Intracranial?: Ask the surgeon. I presume intracranial since that is the usual that is "clipped". Generally stable once discharged general good health habits and blood pressure control. Follow up with surgeon and pcp. He likely got a set of discharge instructions and appointment to follow. ...Read more

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What is aneurysm bypass surgery?

Usually replace: Graft material is sewn or implanted to replace the deteriorated arterial segment-aneurysm .Occasionally bypassed and ligated in popliteal but usually endo grafted or replaced in abdomen or chest . ...Read more

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Is there a surgery to fix an aortic aneurysm?

Yes: The approach (open surgery vs. Endovascular) depends on the extent of the aneurysm (anatomy), age and health of the patient. A ct angiogram is usually obtained to evaluate the anatomy and help make a decision. ...Read more

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Question about aortic aneurysms and where to go for surgery?

Aortic Aneurysms: It depends on the size of your aneurysm. Many aneurysms are stented without requiring a big, abdominal surgery. You should consult a vascularssurgeon who is board certified in vascular surgery. ...Read more

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What to do if i smoke and its obvious I have to stop, but other than that what can I do to stop or treat the aneurysm in my arm without surgery ?

What to do if i smoke and its obvious I have to stop, but other than that what can I do to stop or treat the aneurysm in my arm without surgery ?

Depends: Extremity aneurysms are treated based on size, location, or symptoms. Greater than 2cm are usually treated, and the best treatment is surgical resection. Symptoms can include pressure, embolization, or thrombosis. Rupture rarely occurs. Medical therapy includes smoking cessation. Sorry, but that's the way it is. ...Read more

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Is brain aneurysm surgery safe?

Depends: In the correct hands, brain aneurysm surgery is less risky than it used to be 20 years ago. Unfortunately, all brain aneurysm surgeries (clipping or coiling) carry a risk for stroke and hence cannot be classified as "safe" surgeries. They are moderate to high risks surgeries depending on the size of the aneurysm and the health of the patient. Ask your doctor for details. ...Read more

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Does any one know the risks of aortic aneurysm surgery?

Does any one know the risks of aortic aneurysm surgery?

Open or Stent?: Major surgery of any kind carries certain risks that vary from one person to another, depending upon the patient's general state of health. The surgical risk for repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm increases with age and the presence of other health conditions. As examples, people who have other heart or lung diseases, and people who smoke are more likely to develop complications. ...Read more

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Can I live longer if im not having surgery with a level 4 aortic aneurysm?

Can I live longer if im not having surgery with a level 4 aortic aneurysm?

A time bomb: Having aortic aneurysm is like having a time bomb in your body -- you may be ok if it does not explode but you don't know -- so don't let fear stop you from doing what is right for yourself and your life. ...Read more

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