Aneurysm, a Life Threatening Situation - Health Channel


Aneurysm, a Life Threatening Situation |

Barry Katzen, Founder and Chief Medical Executive at Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, says when it is a silent problem, it becomes a risk assessment that your physician has to do by looking at the size of the aneurysm and following it over time.

He also points out the rupture risk goes up as the aneurysm increases in size, generally that is about five and a half centimeters or two and a half inches in the abdomen and somewhere around six centimeters in the chest area.

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