Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) & Dissection
Aortic aneurysm is a balloon like dilatation of aorta.(main blood vessel supplying blood to entire body), and it keeps on expanding over a period of time.
Aortic aneurysm & Aortic Dissection are serious health problems.Rupture of aortic aneurysm is one of the leading cause of death across world.
Treat before it ruptures….
|Who are at risk?|
|Risk Factors-Old age (>60 years) |
|What are the symptoms?|
|How Diagnosis is confirmed?|
|Consult A qualified Vascular - Endovascular surgeon immediately. Investigations needed - Ultrasound abdomen/CT scan (as advised by vascular surgeon)|
|What if I don’t take treatment? What if it ruptures before treatment?|
|If neglected, aneurysm can rupture similar to an expanding balloon, leading to on the spot death of the patient. Patient can die even before reaching to hospital.|
Treatment options: (Available at very few selected centers across India.)
Deployment of EVAR device
Spread the love
We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!
Let us improve this post!
Tell us how we can improve this post?