Tag: mayo clinic

Abdominal Aortic and Thoracic Aneurysms | Q&A

Abdominal Aortic and Thoracic Aneurysms | Q&A

[MUSIC] An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a abnormal dilation of degeneration of the abdominal aorta, which is a main blood vessel within our abdomen. It can cause it to enlarge, bulge, or dilate over time and place it at risk of rupture. That rupture can be potentially fatal to the patient. [MUSIC] A thoracic aortic …

+ Read More

Abdominal Aortic and Thoracic Aneurysms | Q&A

Abdominal Aortic and Thoracic Aneurysms | Q&A

[MUSIC] An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a abnormal dilation of degeneration of the abdominal aorta, which is a main blood vessel within our abdomen. It can cause it to enlarge, bulge, or dilate over time and place it at risk of rupture. That rupture can be potentially fatal to the patient. [MUSIC] A thoracic aortic …

+ Read More

What Happens When Bone Regeneration Goes Wrong

What Happens When Bone Regeneration Goes Wrong

Your skeleton has the difficult task of being strong and hard enough to hold your whole body up, but bendy and shock-absorbing enough not to break upon minor impact. So when something goes wrong in the bone-forming process, your bones can get weaker and the results can be shattering. Under a microscope, healthy bone looks …

+ Read More