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Numerous and divergent opinions regarding my aortic root size and its implication.
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As an update to my previous post, in total I had thirteen Cardiothoracic Surgeons', Cardiovascular Radiologists' and Geneticist's opinions regarding my thoracic aortic root and received disparate…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vinny123 May 10, 2012.

Significant increase in growth of my ascending thoracic aneurysm
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Hi guys,In 2008, after experiencing a brief bout of atrial fibrillation, an echocardiogram revealed the presence of a mild thoracic aneurysm in the ascending aorta, measuring 3.8. Since that time I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vinny123 Mar 20, 2012.

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Numerous opinions regarding aortic root size and its implication.

As an update to my previous post, in total I had thirteen Cardiothoracic Surgeons', Cardiovascular Radiologists' and Geneticist's opinions regarding my thoracic aortic root and received disparate opinions as to its size and prognosis. So far, the aortic root (based on three contiguous years of MRAs) has been measured anywhere from 3.65-4.5cm, which is a major discrepancy, and have been told by at least six of these specialists that I will probably not need a surgical repair in the future while…See More
Apr 27, 2012
Kimberlee Jones left a comment for Vinny123
"Sorry for the late welcome Vinny, So welcome and I look forward to getting to know you. *hugs* Kimberlee"
Mar 5, 2012
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Significant increase in growth of my ascending thoracic aneurysm

Hi guys,In 2008, after experiencing a brief bout of atrial fibrillation, an echocardiogram revealed the presence of a mild thoracic aneurysm in the ascending aorta, measuring 3.8. Since that time I have been monitoring this condition with yearly MRAs which last year found my Aorta to be 4.17 (rounded off to 4.2) but just the other day, thirteen months later, to have progressed to 4.35 (rounded off to 4.4). Although still not considered to be at the point of requiring surgery, and being…See More
Mar 4, 2012
Graeme left a comment for Vinny123
"Hi Vinny   and welcome to the Aortic Dissection support group! Please jump right in and make yourself known to the members and dont be shy about asking for information or help with any questions you may have. I look forward ot seeing you…"
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At 13:05 on March 5, 2012, Kimberlee Jones said…

Sorry for the late welcome Vinny,

So welcome and I look forward to getting to know you.

*hugs*

Kimberlee

At 11:22 on March 3, 2012, Graeme said…

Hi Vinny

 

and welcome to the Aortic Dissection support group! Please jump right in and make yourself known to the members and dont be shy about asking for information or help with any questions you may have. I look forward ot seeing you out and about on the forums soon - or even start your own blog to tell us a little more about yourself! 

 

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