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  • Mollie, I just had surgery to replace my AAA a year ago almost exactly – 2/7/22. I first learned about the need for this surgery 3.5 years before when I was at about 4.7 to 4.8 cm. Initially, my cardiologist was surprised and scared the bleep ...

  • Hello, I am trying to post in this AAA support group I'm not sure if I've done it the right way. I was diagnosed with a 4.6 cm AAA on ultrasound at 4.8 on CT, however they said ultrasound is the most accurate measurement. This came out of nowhere, found ...

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    RE: AAA surgery

    Thank you for sharing your experience Jon. It sounds like you were very lucky, glad to know you're doing better. I am new to this forum and just found it yesterday. I've been recently diagnosed with a 4.6 cm aortic aneurysm found on a CT scan because ...

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    AAA diagnosis

    Hello, I am very happy to find this forum, trying to navigate and figure out where to post my concerns. I was recently diagnosed with a 4.6 cm AAA, found on a CT scan for back pain I was having. I am 58 years old, have good blood pressure, but do you ...

  • Hello Mark, fellow TOF baby! I know there aren't many of us out there so it's wonderful to hear from you. Thanks for sharing about your experience and symptoms. I did call my cardiologist to get an echo scheduled sooner. It sounds like you are onto ...

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