Newest video updates regarding Health News. Check out this “Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Detecting and treating thoracic aortic aneurysms” video below:
A thoracic aortic aneurysm is a weakened area in the major blood vessel that feeds blood to the body. When the aorta is weak, blood pushing against the vessel wall can cause it to bulge like a balloon. This is called an aneurysm. Depending on the cause, size and growth rate, your thoracic aortic aneurysm treatment options can vary.
Thoracic aortic aneurysms often grow slowly and usually…..(read more)