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... father and his problem. with the bleeding in his aorta we were told it could clot and leak and clot and leak over again a few times but i think since my fathers anurism is so big this would be highly unlikely to happen. ... (19 replies)
Anurism aortic
Mar 21, 2006
... hi was just wondering if anyone knows how long you can live with an anurism that is about 9 and half cm in diamiter in your aorta? ... (8 replies)
... Debz, I was discussing your father's condition with my husband this morning and he said if the aorta ruptures, your father will go suddenly. ... (19 replies)

Aortic anurism
Oct 13, 2005
... hello i am new to the group and i was wondering if anyone can help me with some information on aortic anurisms as my father has an 8cm anurism in his aorta . it is slowly leaking and he can not have an operation to repair it as his hear and lungs are to badly damaged and he will not survive. ... (7 replies)
Anurism aortic
Mar 23, 2006
... Although my aorta is not very bad, I was told that if I kept my BP below normal that it would prevent my aorta from rupturing. They also give me meds to reduce the workload on my heart. Mine was caused from Marfan and too much lifting. ... (8 replies)
... I think the 4.5 5o 5.0 cm. for aortic arch aneurism in Marfan's will be the "optional" point at least until they can get the risk of a graft down to near zero and perhaps some sort of percutaneous procedure instead of the open heart surgery (never a walk in the park.) Of course, for an individual surgeon who needs a new Mercedes or a 4th house, perhaps a lower number might... (19 replies)
... My mother was diagnosed with an aorta anurisum about 8 months ago. ... (19 replies)
Anurism aortic
Mar 23, 2006
... A lot depends on the location of the aneurism. But be warned, a 9.5 cm. aneurism anywhere in the aorta is HUGE and apt to rupture any minute. ... (8 replies)
Anurism aortic
Mar 22, 2006
... Hi Debz, How long? That would be difficult to answer? It depends on the ability of one's system to compensate, and that would require putting an extra strain on the heart, lungs, vessels and kidneys. It is the increased pressures within the circulatory system that may have caused a bulge in a weakened area of the aorta. Treatment would be medication to decrease the... (8 replies)
Aortic anurism
Oct 14, 2005
... Debz, An 8 cm aortic aneurism is huge and very serious. He should have immediate surgery. Probably a second opinion is needed at this point. IF he cannot have surgery he will increase the length of his survival time by keeping his blood pressure as low as drugs can get it. The analogy is a hose with a big bulge in it; ONE surge of pressure and that's it. Beta-blockers or... (7 replies)

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