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Abdominal aneurysm

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Vascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0591
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An aneurysm is a blood vessel in an artery that is bigger than normal. When it is located in the main artery of the abdomen, it is called an abdominal aneurysm. This pamphlet will help you learn about your aneurysm and how it is treated. The pamphlet explains why an aneurysm happens, who is at risk of having an aneurysm, how it can cause a problem, and how an aneurysm is diagnosed and treated.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Vascular Surgery
Alternate Title
Abdominal aortic aneurysm
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal
Cardiovascular diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Abdominal aneurysm
Abdominal aorta
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
An aneurysm is a blood vessel in an artery that is bigger than normal. When it is located in the main artery of the abdomen, it is called an abdominal aneurysm. This pamphlet will help you learn about your aneurysm and how it is treated. The pamphlet explains why an aneurysm happens, who is at risk of having an aneurysm, how it can cause a problem, and how an aneurysm is diagnosed and treated.
Responsibility
Prepared by Dr. C.K. You, MD, F.R.C.S.(C), F.A.C.S., Dept. of Surgery, Dalhousie University; revised by Bonnie Heckel, CNS, Vascular Surgery, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0591
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Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair

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Capital Health (N.S.). Vascular Surgery. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
0158
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Your surgeon will put an endovascular stent graft into your aorta. The aorta is the largest artery in the body. Aneurysm is defined along with how they are treated. This surgery is an alternative to open abdominal surgery. The pamphlet outlines the advantages, disadvantages and possible complications of this surgery. Your care after surgery in hospital and at home is outlined. Information about a healthy lifestyle is provided. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted as well …
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Vascular Surgery.
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal - surgery
Cardiovascular Diseases - surgery
Preoperative care
Postoperative care
Subjects (LCSH)
Aortic aneurysms
Abdominal aorta--Surgery
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Surgery
Abstract
Your surgeon will put an endovascular stent graft into your aorta. The aorta is the largest artery in the body. Aneurysm is defined along with how they are treated. This surgery is an alternative to open abdominal surgery. The pamphlet outlines the advantages, disadvantages and possible complications of this surgery. Your care after surgery in hospital and at home is outlined. Information about a healthy lifestyle is provided. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are noted as well as information about follow-up visits.
Responsibility
Vascular Surgery
Pamphlet Number
0158
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