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I am sorry about what happened.
stents can help keep blood vessels open, but there are risks with stents in your blood vessels
dissection and aneurysms are rare risks for stents in large blood vessels.
your doctors should have talked to you about these risks as rare possibilities that they could have happened.
you may need to have that aneurysm repaired in the future as well if it gets bigger.
your history of peripheral artery disease and heart disease at a young age already means your arteries are weak already.
the stent did cause the dissection, but you had a blockage in your artery and blood wasn't flowing down into your legs. so a stent was needed.
your doctors know about the dissection at this point.
they will continue to monitor your aneurysm
you don't need to worry.
it is one of the risks of having a stent in the aorta there.
yes, I agree
your doctors should have at least told you that these were potential risks for a stent in that location.