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Aortic Surgery

Aortic Surgery: Symptoms, Causes and Risk Factors, Surgery Care, Treatments | National Heart Centre Singapore

Aortic Surgery - Symptoms

Aortic Surgery - How to prevent?

Aortic Surgery - Diagnosis

Aortic surgery is essential for mainly for the following conditions:

  • Aortic Aneurysm: An aortic aneurysm is an abnormal bulge that occurs in the wall of the any location in the aorta.

  • Aortic Dissection: This occurs when there is a tear in the wall of the aorta, causing blood to flow between the layers of the wall.

The need for an aortic surgery will be assessed by your doctor, depending if you  have symptoms which indicate that the valve condition is severe. The symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath, light-headedness or fainting.

Aortic Surgery - Other Information

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