Has anyone ever survived an Abdominal Aeortic Aneurysm (AAA)?

Answer If it truly does reach from the arch to the legs, repair needs to be done at a major hospital, like Mass. General. It's what is called a thoraco-abdominal aneurysm. It would be a challenging (and l... Read More »

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What should I do if I have an abdominal aneurysm?

An aneurysm is the bulging of an artery with blood, resulting from a weakened arterial wall. Abdominal aneurysms normally have no symptoms, but if they develop, the main symptom is usually stomach ... Read More »

What are the symptoms of an abdominal aneurysm?

Abdominal aortic aneurysms result when the portion of the aortic artery that runs through the abdomen ruptures. This artery is one of the largest in the body and a rupture can have serious conseque... Read More »

What are the causes of abdominal aortic aneurysm?

The aorta is a large blood vessel that supplies large parts of the lower body with blood. An abdominal aortic aneurysm is an unusual bulge in the abdominal portion of this artery.TobaccoSmoking cig... Read More »

Abdominal aortic aneurysm?

Might be some DVT , no sure. Ask her doctor.