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How is an aneurysm treated?

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The only way to get rid of an aneurysm is to have it repaired. It’s often risky, but highly effective when successful.

Sometimes surgery isn’t possible, or it may pose more danger than the aneurysm. Careful monitoring and medication may be best in that case.

SOURCE: 

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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