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Common Iliac Artery Aneurysm Symptoms
Is a right common iliac artery aneurysm genetic? Should siblings and/or sons be checked / have a scan?
It can be: About 20-25% of aneurysms of the aorta and iliac arteries are inherited. A simple arterial scan in a vascular lab of first degree relatives once over the age of 50 is helpful to pick these up.See 1 more doctor answer
Arteries are defined as blood vessels which carry blood away from the heart (to either the body or lungs). Arteries: higher pressure, thicker walls, stretch (pulse) with each heart contraction & deliver blood to the arterioles which control the flow to individual capillaries. Veins are blood vessels which carry blood from capillaries back to the heart (body to right heart; ...Read more
Very Serious: Generally speaking common iliac artery aneurysm are recommended for repair at around 3-3.5 cm, but these are often found in association with other types of aneurysms, such as aortic aneurysms or lower extremity arterial aneurysms. Only a vascular surgeon can take your entire history into account and recommend surgery or observation for now. The fact that it is saccular may be significant.See 2 more doctor answers
What does artherosclerotic calcifacations at the bifurcation and into the right common iliac artery? Is it something to worry about?
PAD/PVD; yes: Atherosclerotic calcification refers to arteries plugged w/calcified cholesterol plaques. Because this occurred in arteries to legs, it means you have peripheral artery/vascular disease. This also means you probably have some blockage in your heart (coronary arteries), too. Possibly even your carotids (in your neck). So yes need to be concerned about this to lower risk for heart attack, stroke etc.
Moderate focal stenosis of L common iliac vein as it courses directly dorsal to R common iliac artery. What's it mean, how's it treated? DVT risk?
Need context: Interpretion depends on context for which the study was performed and varies depending on the type of imaging study and associated findings that this report came from. Every test should be interpreted in the context of a thorough history and physical examination with your primary doctor. The most helpful interpretation will come after discussion with the ordering physician.See 2 more doctor answers
Is a dilated iliac artery 1.8 CM related in anyway to my ascending aortic aneurysm 4.75? I have both.
Depends: If you are very thin you may be able to palpate the Iliac Artery, otherwise no.
Compression of left iliac vein as crossed by right iliac artery. Could this be cause for a left sided varicocele? Could it cause testicular pain?
Venous compress: Will, lead to increased collaterals. Even more if DVT occurs. The pampiniform plexus is such a collateral.
46 years old with bifurcation aorta iliac artery atherosclerosis do I have to wait for a bypass or can a stent be placed severe heart disease in fam?
Get angiogram: If you have aortoiliac iliac disease an angiogram will help define the anatomy. Stent are very effective in this location and are really the first line treatment. At age 46 with family history, modification of diet and life style are very important. No smoking! Cardiac evaluation with stress test with be added to your work up almost certainly.
Will undergo an MRI of the aorta. Will the doc c all of the aorta from iliac to the carotid arteries? And will they c aneurysms of carotid arteris?
Maybe: Depends on the technique they employ. It is certainly entirely possible to accurately see the carotids if they include it in the field of view.
Hello sir good morning I'm Sunil from India and I have bladder cancer and I have also blockage in aorto iliac with complete block of infrarenal abdominal aorta and right external iliac artery, left common iliac and external iliac arteries with distal ref
Cancer needs to be: Followed by your doctors Mr. Sunil. You can consult w/them and add a nutritional component to your healing program. The work of Patrick Quillan, PhD is available on Amazon and the net. He worked at the Cancer Centers of America. Peace and good health.
Is it negligence if a surgeon cuts the iliac artery during laparoscopic cholecystectomy? Surgeon ended up doing an open cholecystectomy. Patient is now having issues.
None: Usually none unless it leaks or bursts and then it's very painful, there is large possibly pulsating lump, and, in the worst case, your blood pressure drops with faintness. Prior to rupture, one may discover an unusually easy to feel pulsation in the crease in the groin which is painless. There's normally a strong pulse there so distinguishing it from an aneurysm may be hard without ultrasound.
What is symptoms of splenic artery aneurysm leaking? I have a 1.9cm that has bit changed in 2 years
61yrs calisfied splenic artery aneurysm of about 22mm should this be fixed or just watched found by image for unrelated reason no symptoms?
See your doctor: If you have no symptoms from it, you can follow it with serial scans every 506 months. Do not get pregnant and treat any hypertension. See your local vascular surgeon and interventional radiologist to go over scans, history and risk factors. If it ruptures you have a 80-90% chance of dying. Best wishes.
Splenic artery aneurysm calisfied was 16m last yr now 19m report says no change no symptoms blood wk norm Dr says to check again next yr will it bust?
Less than 2 mm: The small size has a much lower risk of rupture. They usually grow about 0.2 mm/year. Since this is a growing more rapidly you need to be evaluated again and you may need surgery sometimes endovascular repair can be done depending on the size. If you wish you can get a second opinion from another vascular surgeon. Usually if it's less than 2 cm the growth id slow and the risk of rupture is lower
How common is pneumonia and the need for dialysis after open heart surgery for a torn aorta due to an aneurysm and two blocked arteries?
What are the symptoms of having an aneurysm in your carotid artery? My left side of neck is sore and blood vessels are straining also have heart palps
Mass: An expansile / pulsitile mass with a thrill..
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
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