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Arterial Conditions



Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

An aneurysm is simply a swollen artery, and can occur almost in any anywhere in the body. The most common site for them to occur is in the abdominal aorta – which is the large artery in the abdomen (tummy).  

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Peripheral Arterial Disease

When atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) affects the arteries supplying the legs, it can give rise to a number of symptoms. 


Thoracic and Thoraco-abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

The most common site of arterial swelling (aneurysm) in the body is in the abdomen (tummy).

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Carotid Artery Disease

The carotid arteries are positioned, one on each side near the front of the neck, and are an important blood supply for the brain. 

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Mrs Phillipa Burns

Department of Vascular Surgery
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Little France
Edinburgh, EH16 4SA

Spire Murrayfield Hospital

122 Corstorphine Road
Edinburgh, EH12 6UD

0131 316 2530

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