Palmdale Regional Radio
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What You Need to Know About Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

June 7, 20166 min
While all aortic aneurysms cannot be prevented, there are lifestyle modifications that patients can take to reduce their risk.Physicians may perform minimally invasive surgery for conditions such as abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Through a catheter-based system, physicians can repair the AAA using small incisions in the patient's groin to deliver a graft into the abdominal aorta. Denise Smith, MD, a Vascular Surgeon and a member of the medical staff at Palmdale Regional Medical Center, is here to help you better understand abdominal aortic aneurysms, and the treatments available to you once you've been diagnosed.

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