Ask A Doctor Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)


Below are questions you may want to discuss with a doctor regarding AAA.

About Diagnosis and Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

  • How did this aneurysm develop in my aorta?
  • How was the aneurysm diagnosed?
  • Am I a candidate for endovascular repair?
  • What is an endovascular stent graft?
  • How can I find out if I am a candidate for endovascular stent grafting?

Endovascular Stent Grafting

  • What are the benefits of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR)?
  • What are the potential risks and complications?
  • What types of endovascular stent grafts are available?
  • How do I know which type of stent graft is right for me?
  • What happens during the surgery?
  • How long will the stent graft remain in my body?
  • Will it hurt?
  • When can I go back to my daily routine?
  • What are the survival rates of stent graft therapy?