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    Aortic Aneurysm 4.) Symptoms: Source: @healthline. "Aortic Aneurysm." Healthline. N.p., 26 Jan. 2016. Web. 14 Oct. 2016. In the early stages, aortic aneurysm may have no symptoms. As they grow larger, they may cause abdominal, chest, or back pain. Most go undiagnosed until they’re discovered during a routine doctor’s visit. A ruptured aneurysm, in contrast, is a medical emergency with serious symptoms. These can include sudden and intense pain in your abdomen, dizziness, clamminess, falling blood pressure, rapid pulse, and shortness of breath. 5.) Treatment(s): Source: British Heart Foundation. "All about Aortic Aneurysm." Heart Matters May 2010: page 12. Print What are the newest treatments? When the aneurysms form in arteries that…

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    Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

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    Patients with ADPKD may be at a higher risk of developing thoracic aortic aneurysms. Abdominal aortic aneurysms are not increased among these patients. Pain may also develop for reasons completely unrelated to the underlying disease; thus, abdominal pain in patients with ADPKD may be a diagnostic challenge. In addition to pain, other physical symptoms that patients with early-stage ADPKD may report include fatigue, breathlessness, weakness, and malaise.[24] Hematuria Hematuria frequently is the…

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    Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm An aneurysm is a weakened or damaged part of an artery wall that bulges from the normal force of blood pumping through the body. An abdominal aortic aneurysm is an aneurysm that occurs in the lower part of the aorta, the main artery of the body. The major concern with an abdominal aortic aneurysm is that it can enlarge and burst (rupture) or blood can flow between the layers of the wall of the aorta through a tear (aortic dissection). Both of these conditions can…

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    Essay On Aortic Dissection

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    Aortic Dissection Treatments I. The Search Story When I was little, my aunt had open heart surgery to repair an issue in her aorta. Ever since then I have been fascinated with the human heart, especially the aorta. I used to pretend to be a doctor and walk around the house in a white coat. My aunt would tell me about her surgery, and it always kept me at the edge of my seat. When time came to pick our topics, I naturally leaned towards the aorta. However it was too broad to write one paper on.…

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    Essay On Aneurysm

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    Aneurysm is a common disease affecting about half of the world population, mostly find in men. Aneurysm origin is usually the walls of the blood vessels or the branches of the arteries. As the Aneurysm grows it tends to get larger in the walls of the arteries which can cause discomfort. There are two main types of aneurysm: cerebral aneurysm and aorta aneurysm. An aneurysm can be diagnose with .Regular screening or x-ray, and once taken place, the doctor can determine if surgery is needed…

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    As the red and blue emergency lights emanated from our ambulance during a cold January night, I began to think about the possible medical emergencies (chest pain) that I might encounter upon our arrival. Whether it was an asthma exacerbation, aortic dissection, or costochondritis, I needed to think and prepare for every possibility. However, my thoughts were soon interrupted by my partner, who turned off the sirens and picked up the radio. “Dispatch, this is Rescue three. On scene.” “Copy,…

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    Most people think of Halloween as a fun holiday where you get to dress up and get free candy. But for Allison Piscitelli it was a frightening day for her as well as family and friends. On October 31st, 2013 Allison Piscitelli had to go through one of the toughest surgeries ever. Piscitelli had to get a heart surgery. She had to get her aortic valve replaced with a mechanical valve and they had to replace an aortic aneurysm with a plastic root. All taking place 6 hours away from everything she…

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    Aneurysms of the foot arteries are rare. A case of a true dorsalis pedis artery saccular aneurysm in a 69 years old man, in which there was no history of trauma is presented. The arterial duplex, intraoperative features, operative procedure and literature review are presented and discussed. Introduction Dorsalis pedis artery (DPA) aneurysms, though uncommon, are well recognized clinical presentation and it was first referred by Cuff in 1907, who is described a spontaneous aneurysm on the…

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    Aneurysms of the foot arteries are rare. A case of a true dorsalis pedis artery aneurysm in a 69 years old man with no history of local trauma is presented. Arterial duplex scan findings, intraoperative features, operative procedure and literature review are presented and discussed. Dorsalis pedis artery aneurysms (DPAA), though uncommon, are well recognized and the first clinical presentation is ought to Cuff in 1907, who described a spontaneous aneurysm on the dorsum of the foot of a 53 year…

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    Vasovagal Syncope, Adult Syncope, which is commonly known as fainting or passing out, is a temporary loss of consciousness. It occurs when the blood flow to the brain is reduced. Vasovagal syncope, which is also called neurocardiogenic syncope, is a fainting spell that happens when blood flow to the brain is reduced because of a sudden drop in heart rate and blood pressure. Vasovagal syncope is usually harmless. However, you can get injured if you fall during a fainting spell. CAUSES This…

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