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What could you tell me about celiac artery aneurysms and repairs?

What could you tell me about celiac artery aneurysms and repairs?

They are uncommon.: The celiac axis (or artery) is one of the shortest named arteries. It branches very quickly into the hepatic and splenic arteries. Because it is so short, it is uncommon for it to develop an aneurysm. They can occur and when their size is appropriate, will require open surgical repair, with an interposition bypass to replace the aneurysmal artery. It is a big operation_ should be expertly done. ...Read more

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Celiac Disease (Definition)

In Celiac disease the body reacts to gluten (in wheat and gluten like proteins in rye and barley) in the small intestine causing damage. This limits the intestine's ability to absorb some nutrients. Classically people have loose stool, bloating, and abdominal discomfort but more often are just found when screened for other reasons (like symptoms of a nutritional deficiency like ...Read more

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Can you tell me about celiac artery aneurysms and repairs?

Can you tell me about celiac artery aneurysms and repairs?

Depends: It depends on the size of aneurysm ... Some can be treated medically however if it if it is large in size or unstable then either stenting or surgical procedures needed. ...Read more

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Living with Celiac Disease (Checklist)

Follow a strict gluten-free diet
Once
Schedule a visit with a dietitian
Once
Become a label reader - watch for barley, wheat, and rye
Once
Stay current with your pneumococcal vaccine
Yearly
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Experiencing back pain ( upper mid and lower) 2 weeks after celiac artery aneurysm open surgery. Is this normal?

Experiencing back pain ( upper mid and lower) 2 weeks after celiac artery aneurysm open surgery. Is this normal?

Post op back pain: You should let your drs. Know about the back pain. Sometimes it is nothing serious and sometimes it can be a real problem, no way of knowing out here. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment approach to aneurysm of celiac artery (w/dissection), measuring 1.5 x 2.7 centimeters?

What is the best treatment approach to aneurysm of celiac artery (w/dissection), measuring 1.5 x 2.7 centimeters?

Surgery or others: This is really complex, options include open repair , bypass surgery with ligation or just simple ligation. Other less invasive options include endovascular stenting or coil embolization. You must consult with your vascular surgeon to discuss these option which depends on the location of the aneurysm, amount of collaterals , presence of other aneurysms and patient medical condition. ...Read more

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Living with Celiac Disease (Checklist)

Change diet. Try a paleo diet.
daily
Bake with coconut, almond or Rice fluor
daily
Avoid gluten products
daily
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My CTA shows that I have 50% celiac artery stenosis, what can cause this? History of open surgical AAA repair & endo repair of juxtarenal AAA

My CTA shows that I have 50% celiac artery stenosis, what can cause this? History of open surgical AAA repair & endo repair of juxtarenal AAA

Artery Disease, aka: atherosclerosis, which by autopsy data going back ~8 decades in US, is present in 50% of population by age 7, yet within walls of arteries, arteries enlarge & openings remain same; thus no symptoms for decades until plaque ruptures induce clots which suddenly narrow opening or the enlargement becomes excessive resulting in aneurysms. Optimize NMR lipoprofile, HbA1c 5.0% & BP; study my answers. ...Read more

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I was told I have 100% blockage in my celiac artery. Should I worry?

I was told I have 100% blockage in my celiac artery. Should I worry?

Not necessarily. : Chronic mesenteric ischemia is a condition where the "guts" do not have enough circulation in order to digest food properly. This causes pain after eating and can lead to weight loss. It can be a very serious condition that can require a procedure or surgery. However, the body is amazingly redundant. Most people have to experience complete or near complete blockage in two of the three main arteries to experience these symptoms. ...Read more

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Living with Celiac Disease (Checklist)

try to eat gluten free diet
3x day
drink lots of fluids
daily
take probiotics
daily
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What specialist should I see for an abnormal celiac artery?

What specialist should I see for an abnormal celiac artery?

Vascular surgeon: A vascular surgeon would be the place to start. A good general surgeon may be helpful as well. ...Read more

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Artery (Definition)

Arteries are a type of blood vessels. We can divide blood vessels into 2 categories. Arteries are high pressure vessels which deliver (red) oxygen + blood out into the body. Veins on the other hand or low pressure vessels which return (dark) oxygent - blood from the body ...Read more

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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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