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I know that aortic aneurysm is a general term for swelling of the aorta. How does this affect my blood flow?

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Dr. Jonathan Nwiloh
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Blood flow unaffecte

Main risk of aortic aneursym is rupture with increasing size.
Rarely blood flow may be impaired with thrombus or blood clot formation in abdominal aneursym.

In brief: Blood flow unaffecte

Main risk of aortic aneursym is rupture with increasing size.
Rarely blood flow may be impaired with thrombus or blood clot formation in abdominal aneursym.
Dr. Jonathan Nwiloh
Dr. Jonathan Nwiloh
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology
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In brief: Risky

Blood flow may not be affected by an aneurysms which is a swelling out of the aorta.
However, these areas can burst suddenly and become a life threatening when reaching critical growth. They should be followed closely by your physician. Agressive cholesterol and blood pressure control can help retard the growth.

In brief: Risky

Blood flow may not be affected by an aneurysms which is a swelling out of the aorta.
However, these areas can burst suddenly and become a life threatening when reaching critical growth. They should be followed closely by your physician. Agressive cholesterol and blood pressure control can help retard the growth.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Occlusion

When an aneurysm gets larger the blood will form layered thrombus or clot inside the aneurysm against the wall , this can cause emboli or clots downstream or narrow the artery and occlude it.

In brief: Occlusion

When an aneurysm gets larger the blood will form layered thrombus or clot inside the aneurysm against the wall , this can cause emboli or clots downstream or narrow the artery and occlude it.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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