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15 Treatments for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Overview

Your aorta is the largest blood vessel in your body, carrying blood from your heart down to your abdomen, legs, and pelvis. If the walls of the aorta become weak, they can swell or bulge out. When this happens in the abdomen, it is called an abdom[read article]

Tests for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

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Ultrasound scans use high-frequency sound waves to capture images and video. This helps doctors view portions of the body's interior without making an incision...  More
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A CT scan is a type of X-ray that can show cross-sectional images of a specific area of the body. The machine circles the body and sends the images to a computer, w...  More
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A CT scan is a type of X-ray that can show cross-sectional images of a specific area of the body. The machine circles the body and sends the images to a computer, w...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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CT of Pelvis
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Ultrasound Scan of Aorta
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An arteriogram is a procedure that produces an image of your arteries. Your doctor will use dye (called contrast material) and X-rays to observe the flow of blood t...  More
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A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues f...  More
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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Aortic angiography is a procedure that uses dye and radiography to detect problems with blood flow through the aorta. The aorta is the body's largest artery. I...  More
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Aortic angiography is a procedure that uses dye and radiography to detect problems with blood flow through the aorta. The aorta is the body's largest artery. I...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

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Aortic aneurysm repair is done to stop problems that happen when your aorta becomes enlarged or weakened. The aorta is your body's largest artery and the desce...  More
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Aortic aneurysm repair is done to stop problems that happen when your aorta becomes enlarged or weakened. The aorta is your body's largest artery and the desce...  More
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A stent is a tiny tube that is inserted into a blocked passageway. The stent keeps the passageway open. This allows the flow of blood or other fluids (depending on ...  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm What's this?

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The name carotene was first coined in the early 19th Century by the scientist Wachenroder after he crystallized this compound from carrot roots. Beta-carotene is a ...  More
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