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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 a condition where there is weakness in the wall of a blood vessel. A clot can form in the vessel as the vessel widens or expands. An artery with an aneurysm can ...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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