Saturday, 23 September 2017

Aortic Aneurysm - A Silent Killer !!

An aneurysm is a bulge formed inside of an artery. Arteries are the blood vessels which carry blood from the heart to other parts of the body. In case of an aneurysm enlargement, it may burst and cause dangerous bleeding or even ends in death.

There are two Types of Aortic Aneurysms:

They occur in the part of the aorta that runs through the chest
They occur in the part of the aorta that run through the abdomen

What is the cause of an aortic aneurysm?

  • Smoking 
  • Atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, which weakens artery walls
  • High blood pressure
  • Injury to the chest or abdomen
  • Aging
  • Congenital abnormalities 

Aortic Aneurysm Symptoms

  • Pain in legs
  • Pain in groin area
  • Pain in buttocks
  • Deep pain in your back or side
Following are the Symptoms of Thoracic Aneurysm:
  • Chest pain
  • Back pain
  • Pain in the jaw, neck, and upper back
  • Hoarseness, coughing, or difficulty in breathing

Aortic Aneurysm Diagnosis and Treatment 

Depending on various factors regarding the aneurysm such as its size, rate of growth as well as the medical history and age of the sufferer, the most appropriate treatment will be determined.

At Renai Medicity, Palarivattom, Aneurysm is cleared out using minimal invasive Aortic Aneurysm Surgery done by the Best Heart Surgeons in Ernakulam.

If necessary.

To schedule an aneurysm screening or an aortic aneurysm surgery with Dr Kuldeep Chulliparambil, one among the Top Cardiac Surgeon you can consult in Ernakulam contact us below, because if left untreated, aneurysms can rupture and take your life.


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