Aortic aneurysm can be a ticking time bomb

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by KING 5 HealthLink

KING5.com

Posted on November 14, 2011 at 6:47 PM

Updated Friday, Jan 4 at 10:44 AM

A ticking time bomb sums up an aortic aneurysm. Worse yet, they usually have no symptoms. Except for one: they rupture and then it's often too late. But one Seattle doctor is one of the few surgeons in the country testing a less invasive repair and the only one authorized to make emergency alterations on the fly.

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