Deciding whether now is the time to operate on a descending aortic aneurysm depends on a number of factors, including the size and growth rate of the diseased area.
It’s time to operate on an ascending aortic aneurysm when the risk of the aneurysm causing a life-threatening complication is greater than the risk of having surgery. Eric Roselli, MD, draws out the options.
Aortic aneurysm can be safely and effectively treated using either open surgery or minimally invasive techniques. The approach depends on where the disease is located in the blood vessel.
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.
Boston Celtics players Chris Wilcox and Jeff Green both suffered from aortic aneurysms. Cardiac surgeon Lars Svensson, MD, PhD, explains the life-saving procedure that got them back in the game.
From new technology to creative treatments, these 10 advances will reshape your care in the not-too-distant future.
Aortic aneurysms often go undetected. Basketball player Jeff Green’s early diagnosis led to a successful surgery at Cleveland Clinic.
We're counting down the top 10 medical innovations for 2013, picked by our doctors and researchers. Up next: Doctors have a new way to treat even the most complicated aortic aneurysms.
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.