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If the aneurysm in my abdomen ruptures, how long do I have to get to the hospital?

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Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: As soon as possible

A ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a true emergency.
Unfortunately, depending on the size of the rupture, it can take minutes for one's blood to spill out. When aaas rupture out of the hospital, sadly 50-70% do not survive (30-50% don't even make it to the hospital alive). It is in one's best interest to get to the hospital immediately for a chance at life saving surgical management.

In brief: As soon as possible

A ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a true emergency.
Unfortunately, depending on the size of the rupture, it can take minutes for one's blood to spill out. When aaas rupture out of the hospital, sadly 50-70% do not survive (30-50% don't even make it to the hospital alive). It is in one's best interest to get to the hospital immediately for a chance at life saving surgical management.
Dr. Joshua Batt
Dr. Joshua Batt
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: As fast

As you can.

In brief: As fast

As you can.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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