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.