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Who was the first person to discover aortic aneurysms?
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Vesalius
Well not sure he was the first but andreas vesalius gave one of the first descriptions of abdominal aortic aneurysm in the 1500's.

In brief: Vesalius
Well not sure he was the first but andreas vesalius gave one of the first descriptions of abdominal aortic aneurysm in the 1500's.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Sir Astley Cooper
Sir astley cooper in 1817 was the first one to ligate aortic bifurcation in a patient with ruptured iliac artery aneurysm.
He was a student of john hunter. The patient died soon after surgery.

In brief: Sir Astley Cooper
Sir astley cooper in 1817 was the first one to ligate aortic bifurcation in a patient with ruptured iliac artery aneurysm.
He was a student of john hunter. The patient died soon after surgery.
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
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