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  • Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance angiogram (MRA) - These imaging techniques give a more detailed view of the aneurysm. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgical
  • If the aneurysm is causing symptoms or is larger than 5 cm, the patient's physician may recommend repair by minimally invasive or surgical procedures. (bmc.org)
  • Weekend admission for ruptured aortic aneurysm is associated with an increased mortality compared with admission on a weekday, and this is likely due to several factors including a delay in prompt surgical intervention. (wikipedia.org)
  • ultrasonography
  • In cases of infectious mononucleosis splenomegaly is a common symptom and health care providers may consider using abdominal ultrasonography to get insight into a person's condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • computed tomography
  • An aneurysm may be found by X-ray, computed tomography (CT or CAT) scan, or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that was done for other reasons. (rochester.edu)
  • Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance angiogram (MRA) - These imaging techniques give a more detailed view of the aneurysm. (wikipedia.org)
  • bursts
  • This can develop into a potentially serious health problem that can be fatal if the aneurysm bursts, causing massive internal bleeding. (medtronic.com)
  • enlargement
  • An aortic aneurysm is an enlargement (dilation) of the aorta to greater than 1.5 times normal size. (wikipedia.org)
  • Untreated, aneurysms tend to become progressively larger, although the rate of enlargement is unpredictable for any individual. (wikipedia.org)
  • People diagnosed with Marfan syndrome should immediately have an echocardiogram to measure the aorta, and followed up 6 months later to check for aortic enlargement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients
  • Patients at higher risk for aortic aneurysms include those who are over age 60, current or past smokers, have high blood pressure or have an immediate family member that has had an aortic aneurysm. (bmc.org)
  • Find out more about our GORE® EXCLUDER® AAA Endoprosthesis, a proven and durable option to better treat a broader range of patients diagnosed with abdominal aortic aneurysms. (goremedical.com)
  • Characterized by its low profile, flexible on and off catheter characteristics, active infrarenal fixation, and strong clinical data, the GORE® EXCLUDER® AAA Endoprosthesis provides physicians with a proven and durable option to better treat a broader range of patients diagnosed with abdominal aortic aneurysms. (goremedical.com)
  • The sensitivity of findings among 73 patients were: abdominal pain (78%) lower digestive bleeding (62%) diarrhea (38%) Fever higher than 38 °C (100.4 °F) (34%) Physical examination abdominal pain (77%) abdominal tenderness (21%) Ischemic colitis is often classified according to the underlying cause. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most deaths in patients with Marfan syndrome are the result of aortic disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Approximately 10% of patients may have other family members who have aortic aneurysms. (wikipedia.org)
  • severe
  • Three progressive phases of ischemic colitis have been described: A hyperactive phase occurs first, in which the primary symptoms are severe abdominal pain and the passage of bloody stools. (wikipedia.org)
  • example
  • For example, a for-profit business called HealthFair offers four cardiovascular disease screening packages, all of which include the following six tests: echocardiogram, electrocardiogram, carotid artery ultrasound, abdominal aortic aneurysm ultrasound, hardening of the arteries test, and peripheral arterial disease test. (wikipedia.org)