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On the treatment of aneurism by compression with two cases of its successful application by Watson, Patrick Heron Sir

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Published by Oliver and Boyd in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Aneurysm,
  • Therapy

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Statementby Patrick Heron Watson
The Physical Object
Pagination24 pages :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26683537M

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A small pseudoaneurysm may close on its own in about 4 weeks. You may need any of the following to treat a pseudoaneurysm that does not close: Debridement is a procedure used to remove dead tissue. You may need this if the area around your pseudoaneurysm becomes infected. Compression is a procedure that may be used if the pseudoaneurysm is in. A thoracic aortic aneurysm is a less common aneurysm that occurs in the chest portion of the aorta, above the diaphragm. Aortic aneurysms. Figure A shows the thoracic and abdominal sections of a normal aorta. Figure B shows a thoracic aortic aneurysm. The one in this figure is located behind the heart. Figure C shows an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Clinical presentation, when ruptured, is perfectly explained by anatomy. Rupture presents with sudden onset of back pain. Location of initial pain usually corresponds to location of aneurysm, however it tends to quickly spread, as blood products do. If enough bleeding takes place to cause cord compression, the appropriate symptoms follow. A SPLENIC ANEURYSM in your abdomen may be treated with embolization (occlusion) of the aneurysm, or with removal of the spleen. Staying Healthy Maintain a good cardiovascular lifestyle, including a low-saturated-fat diet and 30 minutes of some kind of aerobic activity at least five times per week.