Talk:Aortic aneurysm

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Aortic dissection[edit]

Care needs to be taken not to duplicate. Dissection I take to mean the splitting of layer of a blood vessel, vs aneurysm to be a stretched dilatation. An aneurysm may go on to dissect or rupture. Aortic dissection is a really comprehensive article and needs care in how we move any information over to Aortic Aneurism.. David Ruben 20:16, 15 August 2005 (UTC)


This article seems to focus primarily on AAAs rather than aneurysms in general........ me —Preceding unsigned comment added by 198.133.139.5 (talk) 18:14, 16 July 2008 (UTC)

Strange opening sentence[edit]

While the stretched vessel may occasionally cause discomfort, it is the risk of rupture causing severe pain, massive internal hemorrhage and, without prompt treatment, resulting in a quick death.

It is ... resulting in a quick death. This string of words doesn't make much sense to me. I'm not sure how it ought to be rewritten though. -- Sy / (talk) 22:11, 19 February 2006 (UTC)

I agree

Surgical Treatment[edit]

I removed "Media:cd3.mov," because it linked to a file that does not exist. (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Upload&wpDestFile=Cd3.mov) Gamecheater2009 18:02, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

Operative details for aortic aneurysm graft[edit]

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Michael Harpur Edwards 10:02, 7 May 2008 (UTC)