UW Health patients also have access to the very latest in treatment and repair options, as well as the expertise to apply the appropriate technology to the appropriate patient.
If you have aortic disease but don't yet require surgery, or if you are at risk for aortic disease, our program offers preoperative monitoring for at-risk patients.
For those requiring surgical treatment, options will depend on your anatomy and the location and seriousness of your aortic disease.
- Aortic Surgery (Open Surgical Repair)
- Aortic Surgery (Minimally Invasive)
- Endografts for Aortic Disease (Minimally Invasive)
- What to Expect After Aortic Disease Surgery
It is also possible for surgeons to treat different parts of the aorta with different techniques or hybrid procedures. For example, you may undergo open repair on one section of the aorta, and minimally invasive repair on another section. These procedures would be performed at different times, the more urgent repair usually happening first.