So in summary,
aneurysms are commonly
occur in the abdominal aorta
and they can be fatal
if they rupture.
Thoracic aortic aneurysms are less
common but they also can rupture.
is characterized by an
abnormaldilation of a blood vessel
to greater than 1.5
times its normal size
and again in the abdominal aorta which
is the commonest site for aneurysms
above 2.5 cm in diameter
is a start of an aneurysm.
And when it as have
talked about before
when it gets up to 4 cm there is a
marked increased risk of a rupture.
85% to 90% of abdominal aortic
aneurysms occur below the renal arteries
and aneurysms can be
or with angioplasty by using
a stent placed by a catheter.
This is a very serious condition
and requires very