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Kuwaiti doctors treat aortic aneurysms without the use of harmful dyes

Kuwait’s doctors succeed in performing the first surgery to treat abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) by catheterization using internal ultrasound instead of intravenous dyes that can cause complications in some patients Did.

Dr. Abdullah Fawaz, a vascular and general surgeon at Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital, told KUNA on Sunday that an 80-year-old patient was suffering from an aortic aneurysm and abdominal bleeding.

Patients could not tolerate conventional catheter insertion or application of dyes that could be harmful to the kidneys, so there was an ideal option to use ultrasound to inspect the inside of the artery. bottom. This technique was first applied in Kuwait for the treatment of malformations and the healing of arteries.

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Dr. Fawaz said he had succeeded in several surgeries in the United States, but added that he was the first to have surgery in Kuwait, the surgery at Mubarak Hospital lasted two hours, and the patient had only recovered. He did not suffer from complications in one day.

Internal ultrasound technology is very accurate and is an alternative to using intravenous dyes that can harm people with kidney problems.

Doctors explain that AAA conditions are caused by swelling and swelling inside the aorta, the main blood vessel that runs from the heart through the chest and tummy. The patient may feel nothing at the onset of the condition, but when it gets worse, it can cause painful internal bleeding and death. – Kuna

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