What are normal symptoms of an aortic aneurysm repair?

See below. The repair is an operation so you might have pain from the incision. Now if there are complications, you could get many different symptoms depending on the type of complication. The aneurysm itself could cause pain or an abnormal pulsation in the abdomen but most commonly are discover by an x-ray for something else or at the time of a routine physical examination.

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What happens in an aortic aneurysm repair?

Surgery or stent. Some aortic aneurysms occur in the chest. More often, aneurysms occur in the belly. Depending on the anatomy, some of the aneurysms can be surgically repaired and others can be repaired with a stent graft. Surgical repair involves excision and replacement of the aneurysmal segment. A stent graft is a percutaneous procedure. Read more...
Endograft. Or large stent covered with special fabric is inserted and deployed in the aorta. The aneurysm is sealed. Read more...

What is the prognosis after aortic aneurysm repair for ages under 50 yrsold?

Excellent. Any part of the aorta can become aneurysmal so some of the prognosis depends on where chest- ascending or descending abdominal it also depends on endovascular or open surgical repair/ or replacement open repair has a long track record of success. The endo technique is in evolution and adds some new complications and a short track record. Read more...
Great, but.... The big question is why does such a young person have an aneurysm in the first place? That will likely determine how well you do in the long term. Read more...

When can patients resume their activities after aortic aneurysm repair surgery using deep hypothermic circulatory arrest technique?

2 months . You should give the bone, sternum, 2 months to heal. You have wires to hold the bone together. No driving until you are off pain meds. You need to be able to have a normal reaction time. You can walk as much as you like. Plan on a rehabilitation schedule. You'll get stronger every day but don't over do it. It is wonderful that you are recovering. Keep your surgeon aware of your recovery. Read more...
Surgical approach? The incision used will dictate activity rather than the use of dhca. I would assume you had a sternotomy (through the breastbone). You should lift no more than 5-10# for 2-3 months until the underlying bone heals, after which you should be able to resume normal activity. Have this discussion with your surgeon who should outline the plan for return to full activity. Read more...

What are symptoms of an aortic aneurysm?

Several. Pain in the chest or back depending on the location. If it is in the abdomen, you may see or feel a pulsation there. These are frequently noticed on an xray perhaps done for some other reason. Of course if the aneurysm ruptures, the symptoms get much more severe and could include passing out. Read more...
Often there are none. Over 75% of aortic aneurysms are found while tests are performed for another reason. Other aneurysms are found after a thoughtful physical exam raises a suspicion for AAA and a subsequent ultrasound identifies the problem. Screening exam programs are very effective, non-invasive, and inexpensive. Read more...

What are the symptoms of an aortic aneurysm?

Zero to major. Most patients with aortic aneurysms are without symptoms. If you have a family history or a personal history of certain connective tissue disorder, your risk for developing an aneurysm is higher and screening is recommended. Don't wait for symptoms to develop as aneurysm leakage or rupture will lead to severe consequences and even death. Read more...
Typically non. Most of them are asymptomatic. Abdominal aortic aneurysm can cause mid abdominal and back pain sometimes. Severe pain and fever if infected. Unusually emboli or clots to legs and ischemia. Thoracic aortic aneurysm may cause back pain, or compression on structure like esophagous(difficulty swallowing), trachea or bronchus( difficulty breathing) or nerves like recurrent laryngeal nerve( horesness). Read more...

Are rapid heartbeats and sweating symptoms of an aortic aneurysm?

No, unless ruptured. If the aneurysm ruptured, mthe patient will be in shock which make rapid heart beats and sweating as the sign of shock. Read more...
Not completely. An abdominal aortic aneurysm usually does not have any symptoms. When you do have symptoms of pain in the abdomen or the back that is when the aneurysm is acutely expanding and maybe rupturing. These symptom are very serious and should be further evaluated in an emergency room. Read more...

Can aortic aneurysm symptoms be mistaken for anything else? Even more so after use of drugs? Mostly about the symptom of a mass underneath the

Aneurysm. an aneurysm is usually asymptomatic, and becomes symptomatic when it enlarges enough. If you can feel a mass and that's the aneurysm, you should have it addressed immediately because it means that it's large enough to create problems. Read more...