Aortic Aneurysm Repair (Vascular Medicine)
Body Area: Arms / Hands
Body Parts: Upper Arm
Symptoms: Bulging Veins
Aortic aneurysm repair surgery fixes a widening or ballooning of the aortic artery due to weakness in the wall. The aorta is the large artery that carries blood to the abdomen and legs. Usually, a stent in inserted into the aorta by making an incision near the groin and closing the artery back up with a synthetic graft.