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From Detection to Recovery: A Complete Guide to Aortic Aneurysms in Singapore

What is an aortic aneurysm? An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a condition in which the aorta, the principal artery of the body that is responsible for transporting oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the lower body, becomes enlarged and bulges outward. This ailment manifests itself largely in the abdominal region. When an aneurysm becomes too

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Aortic Aneurysm: A Guide to Understanding the Risks and Treatment Options in Singapore

An Overview of Aortic Aneurysm The aorta plays a critical role in the circulatory system as the largest and main artery in the body. Its primary function is to carry oxygenated blood away from the heart and distribute it to various parts throughout the body like the liver, stomach, intestines, and kidneys. The aorta originates

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A Complete Guide to Aortic Aneurysm in Singapore

What is an aortic aneurysm? The aorta is a crucial component of the human circulatory system, serving as a major blood vessel that plays a fundamental role in delivering oxygen-rich blood to various parts of the body. The aorta can be thought of as the main highway of the circulatory system, carrying freshly oxygenated blood

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A Comprehensive Guide to Aortic Aneurysm in Singapore

The Purpose of the Aorta The aorta, a large vessel that begins from the heart and courses through the chest and abdomen, is the principal artery responsible for carrying oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the body’s various organs. As it travels, smaller blood vessels branch off to supply different tissues. Weakening of the aortic

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DEEP DIVE INTO THE VESSELS By Dr Benjamin Chua  (featured in This Quarterly) Our bodies rely on a vast network of blood vessels but few people truly understand how they function. VASCULAR DISEASE The vascular system comprises the entire network of blood vessels in the body, namely, the arteries, veins and capillaries. These vessels carry

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