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Can aortic disease be treated without surgery?

Gabriel Vorobiof, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Not all aortic syndromes require surgery as the main treatment. On occasion, people can be followed by an experienced clinician who is well versed in aortic disease. Treatment may involve medication along with non-invasive imaging testing, such as computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

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