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1000th Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Mr. Jim Reaser

Jim Reaser has had a long history with Mayo Clinic for specialty care, but it was his primary care physician in Rapid City, South Dakota, who recommended he come here most recently, for repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Here, Peter Gloviczki, M.D. director of the Gonda Vascular Center, and his team determined Jim was [...]

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in blood vessel conditions (vascular specialists), blood vessel surgery (vascular and endovascular surgeons) and others have experience diagnosing and treating abdominal aortic aneurysms. Each Mayo Clinic location offers a vascular center staffed by doctors and other specialists trained in vascular diseases.
  • Team approach. Mayo Clinic doctors work together to treat your condition.
  • Efficient system. Mayo Clinic doctors evaluate your condition and develop a treatment plan, often within a few days.
  • Diagnostic tools. Mayo Clinic doctors use imaging tests to accurately diagnose abdominal aortic aneurysms. Tests may include ultrasonography, computerized tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and others.
  • Treatment expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise treating people who have abdominal aortic aneurysms using endovascular surgery, open abdominal surgery or a combination of both.
  • Research leader. Mayo Clinic doctors study potential diagnosis and treatment options for abdominal aortic aneurysms and conduct clinical trials.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

March 22, 2013