I am Dr Tryzelaar and a retired cardio thoracic surgeon. After a life-long career in the treatment of heart diseases, I created this web site to help you with your cardiac disease questions. This is what you'll get:





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Diagnosed after chest pain that the aortas too wide goin to my heart what are the risks and will i need surgery ive had echocardiogram and am awaiting appointment to see specialist  
If I understand your question you have a condition called ascending aortic aneurysm (Type A in the picture in this link). If too wide it needs a major operation to fix. The risks depend on your general health and whether other things need to be fixed as well such as coronary artery...


When is Bypass Surgery the Best Treatment?

The medical literature and my own experience support this course of action in patients with symptomatic CAD:



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