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How can an abdominal aortic aneurysm effect one or both kidneys?

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Dr. Michael Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Location location

An aortic aneurysm is a weakening of the wall of the aorta causing it to balloon out.
In most cases this weakening is in the part of the aorta below the kidney arteries. Sometimes an aneurysm may involve the part of the aorta where the kidney arteries originate. These type of aneurysms are more challenging to treat especially if you are pursuing a minimally invasive option.

In brief: Location location

An aortic aneurysm is a weakening of the wall of the aorta causing it to balloon out.
In most cases this weakening is in the part of the aorta below the kidney arteries. Sometimes an aneurysm may involve the part of the aorta where the kidney arteries originate. These type of aneurysms are more challenging to treat especially if you are pursuing a minimally invasive option.
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Dr. Craig Carter
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Location

If the aneurysm involves the area around the arteries going to the kidneys, either one or both of them can thrombose.

In brief: Location

If the aneurysm involves the area around the arteries going to the kidneys, either one or both of them can thrombose.
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