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Can an ascending aortic aneurysm shrink by itself?
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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
5 doctors agree
In brief: Unlikely
This is very unlikely.
Aneurysms treated endovascularly (stents / endografts) do often shrink because they are depressurized.

In brief: Unlikely
This is very unlikely.
Aneurysms treated endovascularly (stents / endografts) do often shrink because they are depressurized.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not Likely
Aneurysms are dilated blood vessels.
They are not going to shrink. Sometimes they are wrapped with material to keep them from stretching further, but usually that section of the vessel needs replaced or reinforced with a stent.

In brief: Not Likely
Aneurysms are dilated blood vessels.
They are not going to shrink. Sometimes they are wrapped with material to keep them from stretching further, but usually that section of the vessel needs replaced or reinforced with a stent.
Dr. Scott Grover
Dr. Scott Grover
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