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Facts About Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) - Part 3 of 3

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Medical Advice, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Dr. Robert W. Ruess, Five Star Vein, Five Star Vein Institute, AAA, Abdominal Surgery, Aneurysms on January 15, 2013

Last time, in Part 2 of our three part series, we promised to talk about treatment for  and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) greater than 5 cm in diameter. As you recall, this dilation is a weak area (aneurysm) on the blood vessel whose risk of rupture goes progressively higher with increasing diameter. Since the risk of rupture of an AAA of 5cm or greater averages 10%/year or higher and the[...]

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