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What is atheromatous aorta and what is the treatment for it?

what is atheromatous aorta and treatment for it ...
 

What is unfolding and dilation of the dorsal aorta?

What is unfolding & dialation of the dorsal aorta? I am 83 and 5"1" and 118 lbs . I have lupus and as a result, kidney disease and I was recently diagnosed with the above condition. ...
 

Is a blockage in the branch of the main aorta in lower abdomen an aneurysm?

Is a blockage in the branch of the main aorta in lower abdomen an aneurysm? ...
 

What causes calcified plaque in abdominal aorta?

I can't afford to pay. I just had X-ray incidental findings of calcified plaque in abdominal aorta on lumbar X-ray so trying to learn something, somewhere, what it means. ...
 

What is the survival rate and prognosis for aneurysms of aorta?

My mother 87 years old and a light smoker with mild hypertnsion. Recently xrayed for chest infection . Refered for CT scan with contrast Has just been diagnosed with a thoracic arch aneurism of 8cm. With such a large aneurism I feel sure surgery...
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Minimum Unfolding of the aorta

Just had an x-ray. It says Minimum unfolding of the aorta is noted. Also degenerative changes noted in the dorsal spine. I am always tired and get out of breath very quickly. I have also had 5 stents 2 years ago ...
 

What is the treatment for Aneurysm Aorta?

I have an anurism on the aorta It stared out being about 3. and now it is upto 5. I have been seen by Dr. Donald Buril. He sent me a letter in which he stated he was moving his practice to univ ...
 

My relation has a tear in aorta - is it possible ?

My relation has a tear in aorta - is it possible for this to heal itself and how ? ...
 

What could be the treatment for narrowing of the aorta?

Hi, I have narrowing of the aorta and i am having trouble breathing then i walk i am having dizzy spells and i have to sit, my breathing then i lay down is even harder im very scared as i feel im going ...
 

X-ray shows aorta unfolded with prominent knuckle. CT scan shows ascending aorta dilation. Serious?

I am 53 . Recently I have a Xray . they say the arota is unfolded with prominent knuckle. I have a CT scan also they mention my ascending aorta appears dilated 3.7 cm in diameter) No wall ...
 

Having moderate LVSD, now having mild RV hypertrophy, enlarged RA, aorta, ascending aorta. Indications? Mortality rate?

and mildly enlarged ascending aorta . What is the average mortality rate at 10 to 12 years for moderate LVSD ... on the Right side effect that, and do the right side changes and aortic root and aorta changes indicate ...
 

How this is possible and what are the causes of hole in aorta vein ?

My best friend daughter just died of a diagnosed hole in the aorta vein ? She died last week, she ... and everything was in vain and she died. The autopsy reveled that she had a hole in the aorta vein . That caused ...
 

How long can a person live with infected aorta valve?

how long can you live with a leaky and infected aorta valve? how long can you live with a leaky and infected aorta valve? ...
 

How long can someone live with a clogged aorta ?

How long can someone live with a clogged aorta? ...
 

Chest pain, dilation of aorta, BP 136/100

AND 450MG PHENYTOIN . I HAVE DILATION OF THE AORTA OF JUST BELOW 4CM. ...
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i been nauses for a week feel dizzy shaky and in left side of chest i have aight pain but like a flattering feeling also slight ache between shoulder blades
You need to get tests done like ECG and Ultrasound of chest. It may be dissection of aorta, pericarditis, etc. See a doctor.
 
I attached the X-ray results of my grandmother and the Radiologist said that she has unfolded Aorta. can you please tell what should I do. does she need an o
Unfolded aorta can be seen in any one above 60 years of age, and it is normal. Do not worry.
 
My girlfriend 20 years old- just dignosed w/ a benign tumor wrapped around aorta&heart walls. 3 doctors-tumor inoperable what are her chances? How long? surgey?
hi i am sorry to hear about your girlfriend. her chances of survival all depends on god, but as long the tumor is not causing her to have symptoms then she will survive. i would suggest why dont you get an opinion from cardiologists in chennai, madras india they are very good they will give you the right answer whether it can be done operation or not. hope to have answered your query.
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