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What is the limit aneurysm can grow before it burst I have

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what is the limit aneurysm can grow before it burst I have a 6.5cm
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 year ago.
Dear customer,
Thanks for your question.
Basically I think you are referring to an aneurysm in the abdominal aorta. In this case irrespective of size sometimes we need to do operative repair of the aneurysm if it is expanding rapidly or if it is associated with symptoms. Regarding size based on studies it is recommended to have the operation done if the diameter is more than 5.5 cm since the risk of rupture increases at this stage.
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