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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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How can an aortic aneurysm be treated?

I have recently been diagnosed with an aortic aneurism. It s 3.5 centimeters. I am a 53 year old female. I was wondering how big it has to get before I can have surgery? I am very worried about it rupturing and my dying from it every day since I found out.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017
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Hello, After going through your query I suggest that you go in for surgery because it is adefinite treatment for your disease.Medical therapved for small is reserved for small aneurysms or for the elderly.
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