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What Is The Mortality Rate For Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Very high if rupture: Rate of rupture: 5 to 6 cm is 5 to 15%; 6 to 7 cm 10 to 20%; 7 to 8 cm 20 to 40%. Also if the aneurysm increases in size by 8 mm in a year the risk of rupture is high even if less than 5 cm. Hence not only is attention paid to the size but also the rate of growth. Once it ruptures the mortality rate is greater than 50%. The key is to repair before rupture either by surgery or stent graft. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do the mortality rates in Aortic Aneurysm surgery include those that are having emergency surgery for dissections, or how are they broken out?
Several theories: Most common belief is that aneurysms develop due to some inherent weakness in the artery's muscular layer due to an imbalance of collagen metabolism or genetic collagen abnormalities. The only independent risk of aneurysm growth is high blood pressure and smoking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Beating sensations different areas all around belly button under ribs all different areas is it likely to be abdominal aortic aneurism last few months?
Not likely: Abdominal aortic aneurysms usually have no symptoms or sensation. Sometimes they can be felt through the front abdominal wall. An aneurysm in a 31 y/o without other medical issues would be very unlikely. Talk to your dr and check your pulse and heart rhythm an ultrasound would be the easiest way to elevate your fear and may see something else. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How small anerysms can be detected on a ultrasound scan of abdominal aorta? if you have bp 75/115 will it give smaller size than higher bp would?
If i can feel my heart beat in my abdomen and I have middle back pain, could this be an aortic aneurism?
Cardiology- what is the mortality for someone that has, aortic (bicuspid) valve stenosis at age 43?
Low: Like all things, bicuspid aortic valve stenosis comes in small/medium/high risk: the echo/doppler will have a high velocity of 4 meters/second when severe and the left ventricle will likely have hypertrophy (be thick). That is not all there is to it, but you cardiologist can easily piece together your variables: in all probabilty, you are sentenced to life for quite a while. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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