What is the treatment for an aortic aneurysm?

Aortic aneurysms are one of the most complicated and potentially dangerous vascular conditions. Our physicians are utilizing one of the newest available treatments, endovascular stents. A stent is placed over the aneurysm, reducing the risk it will suddenly rupture and bleed. Radiologists and surgeons are using a unique team approach to perform the procedure, insuring the highest level of patient safety. For many patients, this new, less invasive treatment approach reduces the need for delicate and complicated bypass surgery.

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