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Why is it that artery aneurysms are worse than vein aneurysms?

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Dr. Craig Carter
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Grow faster

Arterial aneurysms grow faster because they are subjected to higher pressures.
They also are more prone to rupture and will bleed faster and longer.

In brief: Grow faster

Arterial aneurysms grow faster because they are subjected to higher pressures.
They also are more prone to rupture and will bleed faster and longer.
Dr. Craig Carter
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