Surgical Aneurysm Repair

In surgical aneurysm repair, vascular surgeon repairs or removes an aneurysm through an incision in skin. An aneurysm is an enlarged and weakened section of an artery. An aneurysm is a serious health concern, because as it increases in size, it can rupture. Besides rupturing, aneurysms carry another risk. Blood clots can form in an aneurysm and block blood flow to parts of body.

Fortunately, aneurysms can be repaired safely. It is also fortunate that more than one method to repair aneurysms is available. These include surgical, sometimes called "open" aneurysm repair, and endovascular, sometimes called "stent graft" aneurysm repair. The best method to repair each aneurysm depends upon several factors, including the location and shape of the aneurysm as well as the overall health of the patient.

Related Journals of Surgical Aneurysm Repair
Medical & Surgical Urology, Surgery: Current Research, Tropical Medicine & Surgery, Archives of Surgical Oncology, Journal of Medical & Surgical Pathology, Journal of Vascular Medicine & Surgery, JAVA - Journal of the Association for Vascular Access, Journal of Vascular Investigation, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon, Vascular Disease Prevention.

 

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