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Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic

Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic: Introduction

Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic: Bulging and weakness of the aorta in the area of the chest. The condition is life-threatening as death can occur rapidly if the aneurysm bursts. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic is available below.

Symptoms of Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic

Treatments for Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic

  • Treatment of thoracic aneurysms is influenced by the location of the aneurysm (ascending or descending), the size of the aneurysm, whether the aneurysm has leaked or not (emergency rather than elective management), as well as the age, treatment preferences, and other health problems of the patient. Treatments include:
    • Risk factor management
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic: Complications

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Causes of Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic

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Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic

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Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic

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Clinical Trials for Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic

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Definitions of Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic:

An aneurysm in the proximal portion of the descending aorta proceeding from the arch of the aorta and giving rise to the bronchial, esophageal, pericardiac, and mediastinal branches. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Related Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic Info

More information about Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic

  1. Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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