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What would be the proper terminology for an Aortic Repair ?

I am a nursing student and my patient stated that they had an aortic repair. I am just wondering if there is any other correct terminology when documenting such findings. I am not even sure if there are different types of aortic repairs because they were very vague about it. Any help would be appreciated!
Thu, 19 Feb 2015
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Surely good answers all, however, they are all assuming he meant aortic aneurysm, it could just as easily been his aortic valve that was repaired. Most people would call that a replacement but it's still kind of vague. It can also be refered to as a AAA repair, (abdominal aortic aneurysm). Hope this helps.
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