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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

The largest blood vessel of our human body is Aorta. It runs through your heart to the chest followed by the abdomen. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in an augmented portion in the lower part of the most important blood vessel that carries blood flow to the body. The slightest rupture in the Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm leads to major bleeding in the body.

The size of the augmented portions varies, some enlarge immensely and cause rupture while others stay small only. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm is usually seen in people with high blood pressure, genetically transferred, smoking habit, and consumption of Tobacco.  This disease has no major symptoms which makes it cumbersome to detect. Though few symptoms you might notice are back pain, a sensation of pulse on the bellybutton, pain near or on the sides of the abdomen.

Dr. Hiten Patel is an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm specialist in Vadodara.  He has proficiency in treating Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm with Open or Endovascular Surgery depending on the intensity and size of the enlarged portion.