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Do I have to see a dr for thoracic aortic aneurysm?

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Dr. David Fertel
Surgery - Vascular
7 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It needs to be monitered, and you need to be on tight blood pressure control.

In brief: Yes

It needs to be monitered, and you need to be on tight blood pressure control.
Dr. David Fertel
Dr. David Fertel
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Dr. Elden Rand
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

This needs to be routinely monitored, as when it reaches a certain size, it is at risk for rupture, which would have a high chance to be a life ending event.

In brief: Yes

This needs to be routinely monitored, as when it reaches a certain size, it is at risk for rupture, which would have a high chance to be a life ending event.
Dr. Elden Rand
Dr. Elden Rand
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3 doctors agree

In brief: You should

Location and size are important as are other risk factors.
35 is on the young end! so i would want to know about hypertension, other risks and familial issues: marfan, etc. Most thoracic aneurysms will be observed until 6 cm in ascending and 5-6 in descending. The descending are being treated endovascular frequently now.

In brief: You should

Location and size are important as are other risk factors.
35 is on the young end! so i would want to know about hypertension, other risks and familial issues: marfan, etc. Most thoracic aneurysms will be observed until 6 cm in ascending and 5-6 in descending. The descending are being treated endovascular frequently now.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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