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What are the ages of baby boomers?

Baby boomers: aneurisma de aorta abdominal y sus complicaciones

Muchos de los


  • Hombre 60 años de edad o más (cinco veces más probabilidades de tener un aneurisma que las mujeres)


  • Los fumadores


  • Personas con sobrepeso


  • Las personas con presión arterial alta


  • Las personas con colesterol alto


  • Genética

aneurismas de aorta abdominal generalmente no presentan síntomas. En la mayoría de los casos, un AAA se encuentra solamente a través de una tomografía computarizada o una ecografía abdominal. aneurismas de aorta abdominal puede ser fatal si no se tratan. Si un aneurisma es pequeño (menos de 5 cm), los médicos observar el progreso del aneurisma. Si el aneurisma aumenta demasiado rápido o se agranda al punto de 5cm, hará falta una operación para corregir el aneurisma. Una vez que un aneurisma llega al punto 5 cm, las posibilidades de que se rompa abiertos son mucho mayores.

Si una persona es hombre o mujer, cualquier persona de 60 años o más deben hacerse una tomografía computarizada para verificar si los aneurismas, especialmente si la edad se combina con alguno de los factores de riesgo mencionados anteriormente.

cirugía de aneurisma de aorta abdominal, mientras que de riesgo (como lo es cualquier cirugía), es generalmente exitosa. Hay factores de riesgo muy pequeño para una persona sana sometidos a esta cirugía. El peligro radica en que permite el aneurisma cada vez más grandes de 5 cm o si el aneurisma se rompe. Las probabilidades de muerte una vez se rompe un aneurisma abierto es exponencialmente más altos.

Si se rompe un aneurisma y la vida del paciente a través de la pausa y la cirugía, el shock al cuerpo puede causar otras complicaciones como el síndrome de enfermedad respiratoria adulto (SDRA) e insuficiencia renal. Tanto las complicaciones pueden ser fatales, aunque SDRA tiene una tasa de mortalidad más alta que la insuficiencia renal. Con el tratamiento especial que no utilice un ventilador, el SDRA se pueden superar.

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