A “bulge” in your aorta, known as an abdominal aortic aneurysm, can cause massive bleeding or even death if it ruptures. This whiteboard video illustrates how surgery repairs the aneurysm and restores healthy blood flow.
Patient’s proactive approach to his own care leads to successful valve surgery—and healthy cognitive functioning soon after the procedure.
When is it time to operate on an aortic aneurysm? That depends on its location and type. Eric Roselli, MD, discusses types of aortic aneurysm.
For the body’s largest blood vessel, the aorta, understanding its various sections is important because treatment methods depend on the location of an aortic aneurysm.
Aortic aneurysms often go undetected. Basketball player Jeff Green’s early diagnosis led to a successful surgery at Cleveland Clinic.
A blocked aorta usually means a big procedure for most patients. Cleveland Clinic's Daniel Clair, MD, chair of Vascular Surgery tells how minimally invasive treatment options, including balloon angioplasty, are being used at Cleveland Clinic to speed recovery and get patients home sooner.
Endografts are amazing devices that are able to branch and twist to meet the needs of patients. Learn how they're reshaping treatment of aortic aneurysms.
What is an aortic aneurysm? Daniel Clair, MD, explains the basics of the ballooning effect in this big, hardy blood vessel.
Too old. Too sick. What happens when you need a new aortic valve and surgery isn’t an option? An amazing new technique delivers a new valve directly to the aortic root without surgery, as shown in this inspiring video.