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. Visit our aortic center at: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/heart_vascular_institute/clinical_services/centers_excellence/broccoli_center.html Questions answered: 1. What is an abdominal aortic aneurysm? (0:04) 2. What is a thoracic aneurysm? (0:22) 3. What causes aneurysms? (0:46) 4. How is an aneurysm diagnosed or detected? (1:07) 5. What are the symptoms of a thoracic aneurysm? (1:26) 6. What are the symptoms of an abdominal aneurysm? (1:50) 7. Who is at risk for developing aneurysms? (2:16) 8. Are There other risk factors? (2:43) 9. What role do high cholesterol or genetic disorders play in aneurysms? (3:39) 10. When are aneurysms treated? (4:09) 11. What are the tests to determine treatment for aneurysms? (4:35)