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Aortic aneurysm anxiety. Is this one of the worst health issues? Like a timebomb
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In brief: No,should not
Elective ( means not as in ruptured one ) aortic surgery has excellent result , with very low mortality.
Recently more and more cases are being done by endovascular stents with out opening abdomen ( similar to coronary stents) observation for small aneurysms , surgery only if size is increasing, may be causing anxiety.

In brief: No,should not
Elective ( means not as in ruptured one ) aortic surgery has excellent result , with very low mortality.
Recently more and more cases are being done by endovascular stents with out opening abdomen ( similar to coronary stents) observation for small aneurysms , surgery only if size is increasing, may be causing anxiety.
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Tracy Berg
the anxiety and worry that goes with knowing about your vascular diagnosis, AAA, can be overwhelming. It is not always comforting to hear that even worse, to have a AAA rupture and you never even knew you had one. your doctors can advise you on medications and endovascular options.
Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: Serious
But manageable. Get follow up ultrasounds each 6-12 months.
No smoking. Control high blood pressure. Walk for exercise. Most easily treated with endografts. Hang in there.

In brief: Serious
But manageable. Get follow up ultrasounds each 6-12 months.
No smoking. Control high blood pressure. Walk for exercise. Most easily treated with endografts. Hang in there.
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