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At what point should I consider surgery for my abdominal aortic aneurysm?
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Large or gets bigger
Greater than 6cm or some say greater than 5 cm .
.. Or if getting bigger, more than 1 cm increase per year ... Or if affecting your abdominal organs ...

In brief: Large or gets bigger
Greater than 6cm or some say greater than 5 cm .
.. Or if getting bigger, more than 1 cm increase per year ... Or if affecting your abdominal organs ...
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Kevin Nolan
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Repair AAA
All other things aside the only good correlation with risk of rupture for abdominal aortic aneurysm is aneurysm sac size and the threshold for considering repair is an aneurysm sac measuring 5.
5 cm or larger or expansion of the sac by greater than .5 cm per year in a patient with no symptoms.

In brief: Repair AAA
All other things aside the only good correlation with risk of rupture for abdominal aortic aneurysm is aneurysm sac size and the threshold for considering repair is an aneurysm sac measuring 5.
5 cm or larger or expansion of the sac by greater than .5 cm per year in a patient with no symptoms.
Dr. Kevin Nolan
Dr. Kevin Nolan
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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: 5.5 cm
According to the new england journal of medicine, an abdominal aortic aneurysm should be repaired when it reaches 5.
5cm or if the patient is diagnosed with an abdominal aortic aneurysm that is rapidly enlarging.

In brief: 5.5 cm
According to the new england journal of medicine, an abdominal aortic aneurysm should be repaired when it reaches 5.
5cm or if the patient is diagnosed with an abdominal aortic aneurysm that is rapidly enlarging.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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