Aortic aneurysm information and locations in Mexico

An aortic aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge that appears in the aorta. The aorta is the main artery that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body.
Treatment for aortic aneurysm can include medications and surgery. While medicine help reduce blood pressure and the risk of an aneurysm, surgery is the best approach to repair an affected part of the aortic.
Endovascular repair is the method most used to treat aortic aneurysm, this procedure consists of inserting a catheter through an artery in the leg, then, this tube is guided to the affected aorta. The cardiovascular surgeon places a mesh or stent to strengthen the area and prevent the aneurysm from bursting.

Types of aortic aneurysm

Abdominal aortic aneurysm
An abdominal aortic aneurysm happens on the lower part of the chest and is more common in men over 65 years. Symptoms can include pain in the back, groin, or legs.
Thoracic aortic aneurysm
A thoracic aortic aneurysm happens in the chest, and usually caused by hypertension, and is less common than an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Symptoms may include difficulty breathing, trouble swallowing, and pain in the chest, jaw, or arms.
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Aortic aneurysm
Procedure: 4 hrs.
Hospital stay: 2 - 6 hrs.
Cleared to fly: 1 - 3 days
After surgery
Out of town patients’ follow-ups are scheduled face-to-face with any specialist following the procedure. Patients are clear for flying after 2 - 3 days from the aortic aneurysm.
Note: Follow-ups can be arranged as face-to-face or virtually. If needed, you can go to your primary care physician to remove sutures or get medication adjustments.
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Aortic aneurysm frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the surgery.
Am I a candidate for aortic aneurysm surgery?
Not all cases are recommended for surgery, if the aneurysm is enlarging and at risk of rupture, you may be a good candidate for surgery. We recommend scheduling a consultation with the vascular surgeon to see if you need surgery.
How can I prevent an aortic aneurysm?
It’s recommended to avoid smoking and keep a healthy diet accompanied by regular exercise, as well as keep hypertension and cholesterol under.

Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.