About Abdominal Aortic and Thoracic Aneurysms  QA
Assistant Professor of Surgery Christopher Abularrage and Associate Professor of Surgery James Black discuss abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms. Questions answered: 1. What is an abdominal aortic aneurysm? (0:11) 2. What is a thoracic aneurysm? (1:02) 3. What causes aneurysms? (1:26) 4. What are the symptoms of a thoracic aneurysm? (1:43) 5. What are the symptoms of an abdominal aneurysm? (2:06) 6. Who is at risk for developing aneurysms? (2:27) 7. Are there other risk factors? (3:00) 8 What role do high cholesterol and genetic disorders play in aneurysms? (3:17) 9. When are aneurysms treated? (3:54) 10. What are the tests to determine treatment for aneurysms? (4:44)