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Good morning Shantal-Mod
My problem with my mother is that she is 91 years old and she has gall stones and an aneurysm that is 9.2 cm which is pressing on her stomach. It has been suggested by your Dr. David that she has a thorasic cage to support her back as she also has a severe bend in her back and now she is also bending to the side, plus she has two cracks in her spine that are open.
I am aware that my mother could have a stent put in through her groin but I am now aware how high up the aneurysm is. I don't know if you can answer this question, but abdominal aneurysms how high up are they when these things can't be done? And, do you think a 91 year old would be able to survive this surgery allbeit that it would be done by local anesthetic??