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How does one get rid of an abdominal aortic aneurysm; it sounds really major surgery?

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Dr. TRUC DAO
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: AAA

By endo vascular non-invasive intervention or by open abdominal surgery to replace that segment of the aorta.
Decisions depend of risk factors (age, health situation, risk of post-op complication, comorbidities...).

In brief: AAA

By endo vascular non-invasive intervention or by open abdominal surgery to replace that segment of the aorta.
Decisions depend of risk factors (age, health situation, risk of post-op complication, comorbidities...).
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO
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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Surgery

There is no known medical treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysm AAA .
If the AAA reach certain diameter 5-5.5 cm then it needs repair : endovascular stent or open surgery.

In brief: Surgery

There is no known medical treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysm AAA .
If the AAA reach certain diameter 5-5.5 cm then it needs repair : endovascular stent or open surgery.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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