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Will a descending thoracic aortic aneurysm get smaller or disappear?
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Dr. Laura Pak
Surgery - Vascular
4 doctors agree
In brief: Not on its own
Aneurysms tend to grow slowly over time: for abdominal aortic aneurysms, about 10% of their diameter per year, for thoracic aneurysms, maybe slightly less.
Risk factors for growth include uncontrolled hypertension and smoking.

In brief: Not on its own
Aneurysms tend to grow slowly over time: for abdominal aortic aneurysms, about 10% of their diameter per year, for thoracic aneurysms, maybe slightly less.
Risk factors for growth include uncontrolled hypertension and smoking.
Dr. Laura Pak
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Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
I doubt it.

In brief: No
I doubt it.
Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
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