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How can surgery help with treating aneurysm?

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In some cases, the aneurysm can be removed. That section of artery can be replaced with a synthetic graft. If that's not possible, your surgeon can treat it by inserting a clip that cuts off blood flow to the affected area.

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American Heart Association.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on March 01, 2019

SOURCE: 

American Heart Association.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on March 01, 2019

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