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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Dr. Arun Prasad

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Explain aorta and its function in the heart

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Dr. Lilit Baghdasaryan MD

of my pain; instead could I be feeling pain from deep within me, i.e., region of the heart/aorta? ... of the heart. The cardiogram apparently showed no occlusions, but the CT scan revealed dilitation ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Lilit Baghdasaryan ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Sudhir MD

I have 90% blocked lower aorta . Did not know until last week. I am suppose to get heart XXXXXXX in 2weeks. I can't eat makes me sick , kidneys have no control, legs hurt, and the abdomen swelling ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Shafi Ullah Khan MD

Hi, I am concerned after hearing today that I have ecstatic thoracic aorta . I will be getting an ultrasound in 2 weeks. Can this lead to heart disease? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shafi Ullah Khan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   Gaurav Katiyar MD

approximately 10 x 10 cm. wrapped around my aorta . It seems this was there 5 years ago and has not changed. I ... for stomach problems. I do have one gall stone and some fluid that is around the lining of my... View answer

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Dr. Ilir Sharka MD

scan was taken of my head and heart, X-ray of my neck and back. Everything looked ok. I was transferred ... Of atenolol I am on and have been on since we found out about my heart condition. I was released... View answer

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Dr.  Sagar Makode MD

had bypass surguery in 1982 no problems until now.had a stress test and echo doctor advise left pump not working properley arota has some kind of problem. heart working at 30 percent doctor didnt ... View answer

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Dr.  Indu Kumar MD

About 15 years ago a hole in my heart was found and repaired ASD. The other day I had a chest x ... is at the upper limit of normal. There is unfolding of the thoracic aorta. My Dr did not mention this to me,... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Indu Kumar ( Radiologist)
Dr. Sadiq Mughal MD

In a recent CTS for pulmonary function, the lungs were o.k. but the scan revealed a thoracic aorta ... thoracic aorta, however, there was a 4.9 cm on the ascending thoracic aorta at the... View answer

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Dr. Rajesh Teli MD

Sister in law went in for heart catherization today. Doctor said 90% blockage in main artery ... Care. I am assuming this is the Aorta- Dr. said they may have to replace a valve?? Can they bypass ... View answer

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Dr. Lilit Baghdasaryan MD

At the age of 73 I have been recently told by a cardiologist that I have a distended aorta ... active and have no existing chest pain or indications of heart problems. What can you tell me about ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Lilit Baghdasaryan ( Cardiologist)

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Dr.   Luchuo Engelbert Bain MD

Hi, this deserves a proper evaluation and diagnosis with a doppler cardiac ultrasound and expertise of an experienced cardiologist. You needs his opinion. Regards

Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj MD

You need to get to a doctor and get examined right away. Ask them to do an ECG on you. Make sure that your heart and your aorta are checked.

Dr. C. J. Varghese MD

Hello friend, Due to several reasons, the blood in the heart may get blocked from being properly circulated . Conditions in the Aorta or systemic circulation, valves of the chambers of left heart...