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Growing size of abdominal aortic aneurysm; how much is safe?

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Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
Surgery - Vascular
4 doctors agree

In brief: Speed matters

5-5.5 cm is the usual size that repair is recommended.
But a growing aneurysm may need earlier repair -- esp if it increases in size by more than 1 cm in less than a year.

In brief: Speed matters

5-5.5 cm is the usual size that repair is recommended.
But a growing aneurysm may need earlier repair -- esp if it increases in size by more than 1 cm in less than a year.
Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
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Dr. Jacques Kpodonu
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: 5 cm

Recommend abdominal aneurysms be repaired once greater than 5 cm in diameter.

In brief: 5 cm

Recommend abdominal aneurysms be repaired once greater than 5 cm in diameter.
Dr. Jacques Kpodonu
Dr. Jacques Kpodonu
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Dr. TRUC DAO
Psychiatry
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In brief: Aneurysm size

Beyond 4cm, the aneurysm is observed very closely.
It needs be operated before it burst.

In brief: Aneurysm size

Beyond 4cm, the aneurysm is observed very closely.
It needs be operated before it burst.
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO
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