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What is abdominal aortic aneurysm;
- What symptoms does an aneurysm have;
- Diagnostic methods of aortic aneurysm;
- Treatment of aortic aneurysm at National Center of Surgery.
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm is an aortic wall defect that results in inflated aorta shaped like a balloon.
Mentioned diagnosis poses a serious threat to heath because, commonly, it develops very slowly and asymptomatically and as a result, majority of patients die of cardiovascular failure before the admission to medical establishment.
Symptoms of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
In abdominal aortic aneurysm following symptoms might be present:
- Severe, sudden and constant abdominal pain, which is regular and might advance to pelvis and lower extremities;
- Abnormal pulsation in navel;
- Rapid pulse;
- Excessive sweating;
- Low blood pressure.
Diagnostic methods of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Following clinical tests are conducted to confirm the diagnosis:
- Ultrasound imaging;
- Computed tomography;
- Magnetic-resonance tomography;
- Angiogprahy with contrast;
- Dupplex ultrasound;
- Spiral computed tomography.
In this case, if the diagnosis is confirmed, yes, of course, planned operative treatment can be conducted.
In our clinic, endovascular treatment method of aortic aneurysm, dissected and ruptured aneurysm is established and is characterized by lesser aggression.
Hybrid operating room of National Center of Surgery is equipped with cutting-edge SHIMADZU biplane angiograph Trinias B12. As for the cost of the surgery, unfortunately we’re unable to provide the exact cost right now, albeit, in general endovascular treatment method of aortic aneurysm costs 9 000-11 000 Gel.
If the patient is in Georgia, we suggest visiting our clinic and consulting with the angiologist. During the visitation, patient’s condition will be assessed and the type of the operation will be determined, therefore, the cost will be confirmed as well.
During the visitation, patient will be consulted by head of the Endovascular Department, Giorgi Jinchveladze.
If patient is unable to visit the clinic due to technical reasons, patient’s relative can come and bring medical documents that will be reviewed during the consultation.
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