Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) & Dissection Treatment | Best Vascular Surgeon in Vadodara | Dr. Kushan Nanavati

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)
  • Smokers or Tobacco chewing (Any age group)
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High blood cholesterol levels, Obesity
What are the symptoms?
  • Sudden,severe abdominal pain
  • With Severe back pain
  • Feeling of swelling/heaviness in stomach
  • Decreased hunger sensations/appetite
The diagnosis may be confused with renal stone, gastritis, hernia, or lumbar spine disease.
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.)
  1. Endovascular Repair (EVAR / TEVAR) Now considered to be the standard of care. Very low mortality rates.

  2. Open bypass repair
  3. Hybrid approach (Open + Endovascular combination)
    Hybrid approach

Our Results

Spread the love

How useful is this post?

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Let us improve this post!

Tell us how we can improve this post?