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Emphysema May Raise The Risk Of An Aneurysm Rupturing
Health 24

Patients with emphysema are at an increased risk of aneurysm, giving doctors another tool to identify patients of potential risk of aneurysms. "Emphysema and aneurysms is a very common association that we as surgeons have noted for years," said Dr. Irving Kron, BIO5 member, cardiothoracic surgeon, and Interim Dean of the UA College of Medicine-Tucson.