Can Lifting Weights Cause Aortic Dilatation (Enlargement)?

A vascular surgeon who performs aortic repairs answers if weight lifting can cause aortic dilatation. “With regard to aortic dilatation in athletes, these kind of exercises (lifting weights) do in fact, over a long period Read more...

Ascending Aortic Aneurysm Stent Graft Repair Is Here

Stent graft technology for the repair of an ascending thoracic aortic aneurysm is a marvel of medical advancement. Stent technology continues to evolve; soon, endovascular repair (stent grafting) will be more common with ascending aortic Read more...

THORACIC AORTIC ANEURYSM: Weightlifting & Cardio Guidelines

Top surgeons answer questions about just how much you can and cannot lift with a thoracic aortic aneurysm. After doing extensive research in online medical journals regarding weightlifting limitations for people with a thoracic aortic Read more...

Ripping Chest Pain: Get to ER ASAP! This Could Kill You

Ripping, Stabbing Chest Pain that Suddenly Occurs: Get to ER, Stat A stabbing, severe kind of chest pain that suddenly comes on isn't necessarily caused by a heart attack. Think Aortic Dissection “Stabbing or ripping chest Read more...

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