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How are aneurysms treated?

Dr. Joshua I. Greenberg, MD
Vascular Surgeon

The majority of aneurysms–70 to 80 percent–can be treated with minimally invasive techniques such as stenting. Many people can go home the day after surgery with a stent. Previously, treatment might involve major surgery, involving a hospital stay of one to two weeks.

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