Aorta is the main artery in our body, which carries oxygen-rich blood to the circulation system. Three diseases associated with this main artery are extremely common, namely aneurism, pseudoanurism, and aortic dissection. Know about them ...
The size of the aorta artery appears to increase in this problem. This increases the possibility of it bursting at any time. In such a situation, the patient's life can also be lost. Most of its cases are found in people above 50 years of age, in which the number of males is high.
Reason: Apart from the problem of high blood pressure for a long time, smoking and cholesterol also increases the size of this artery.
Symptoms: By increasing the size, this artery starts affecting other organs, causing pain in the stomach, back and chest.
Accident or after surgery the damage to the aorta and its bleeding is called pseudoanurism. This is a fatal situation.
cause :This artery is damaged in road accidents. In case of excessive bleeding or in 50% of cases, the patient dies before treatment.
Aortic dissection In
this, the inner layers of the aorta, ie the blood vessels, are broken. The weakening of the aorta artery also increases the risk of its rupture. It can also cause death.
Reason: Most of its cases are seen in smoking and high blood pressure patients. Aorta artery also becomes weak at age 25 due to Marfan syndrome, which is a genetic problem.
Symptoms: In this problem, the patient suddenly feels weakness with chest and upper back pain, difficulty in breathing, difficulty in speaking, seeing. Also numbness of any one part of the body.
treatment :Treatment is done with the endovascular aneurism repair (EVAR) technique. Put a needle in the foot and insert a stent graft into the aorta. Also, medicines that control and reduce blood pressure are given.