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Feb 24, 2018 · Thoracic aortic aneurysm in Aortic Aneurysms

Between my heart & the arch before the 3 arteries

Feb 23, 2018 · Thoracic aortic aneurysm in Aortic Aneurysms

I can’t believe your walking around with a dissecting aneurysm. Why!????

Feb 23, 2018 · Thoracic aortic aneurysm in Aortic Aneurysms

I felt the same & had the surgery at 4.8. I couldn’t live with the bomb but the fear of it developing elsewhere is bad too!

Sep 8, 2017 · Thoracic aortic aneurysm in Aortic Aneurysms

Demand you be seen for a cta or 2d echo. They work for you & it’s your body & life! Like you said, you know your body. Don’t be afraid to demand an appt. I’m a nurse & people demand we get them all kinds of things. Lol. Your concerns are legit. Don’t take no for an answer. My aneurysm grew from 4.3 to 4.8 in 6 mos. my Dr said I could wait. NOPE. I had surgery 2 wks later. I couldn’t live with the bomb in my chest

Jan 7, 2017 · Thoracic aortic aneurysm in Aortic Aneurysms

My dr said my replacement will last forever. I hope so, I am 55. If your at risk for more depends on the cause. Was it genetic or HTN induced?? Although i have been assured mine is not genetic, I scheduled an appt for an ultrasound to rule out a AAA and I got rid of the cause of my HTN, my ex.

Oct 31, 2016 · Thoracic aortic aneurysm in Aortic Aneurysms

Once you have the surgery are we more at risk for more aneurysms? Is there any info on how long the replacement lasts?

Jul 24, 2016 · Thoracic aortic aneurysm in Aortic Aneurysms

I had surgery 2/15. The pain was no.big deal. I was kayaking 8 wks after. I am still.having opthalmic migraines, something new since surgery. Besides that , feel great

May 11, 2016 · Thoracic aortic aneurysm in Aortic Aneurysms

I had surgery for a thoracic aneurysm feb 15th. I DID Not NÉE A VALVE repair. I am in cardiac rehab & back to work. I had post op problem of diverticulitis.& still getting optical migraines. Neither of which i had before. Anyone else have these types of things?