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Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

 

Common Thoracic Aortic Diseases

 

  • Atherosclerotic aortic aneurysm

  • Traumatic aorta injury

  • Mycotic Aneurysm of Thoracic Aorta

  • Aortic dissection

Thoracic aortic can be divided into the ascending aorta, aortic arch and descending aorta. The technology nowadays for the aortic arch and descending aorta lesions are more appropriate for aortic stent graft. And the conventional open surgery is more appropriate for the ascending aorta lesions.

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If thoracic aortic aneurysms

 

  • Symptoms have appeared, such as chest pain, chest tightness.

  • Diameter greater than six centimeters or more.

  • The image shows blood extravasation

  • Infection of thoracic aortic aneurysms

Then it is necessary to remove the thoracic aneurysms ( you can choose the conventional open surgery or stent graft according to the lesion )

In addition, if it is descending aorta dissection, aortic stent graft can also be considered to prevent from worsening.

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