What is Aortic aneurysm surgery?

Category: Surgeries

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Surgery repair of an aortic aneurysm consists of replacing the dilated (aneurysmal) portion of the aorta with a synthetic graft.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 3
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aortic aneurysm surgery

Side effect Patients
Difficulty lifting things 1
Dizziness and feeling faint 1
Walking slower 1

Duration

Currently having Aortic aneurysm surgery

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped having Aortic aneurysm surgery

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 8
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 3
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
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1 patient evaluation for Aortic aneurysm surgery

Aug 17, 2006 (Started Aug 17, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for aortic aneurysm)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: although this was emergency surgery the aneurysm already having ruptured it is not a 100% success as I have developed a leak at the bottom with a secondary aneurysm developing size in 2012 was 4.5

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