What is Aneurysm Repair?

An aneurysm repair is a surgical procedure where a vascular surgeon repairs or removes either a thoracic or abdominal aortic aneurysm through an incision in the skin.

Types of Aneurysms Treated

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm

Treatment Options for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

  • Open heart surgery (traditional option): cutting open the chest or belly to remove aneurysm
  • Endovascular repair: inserting a stent graft through an artery in the groin

For more information on treatment for aneurysms, call the Heart Center at Christian Hospital at 314.747.9355 or toll-free at 877.747.9355 or email us