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Question:62 A patient who has been diagnosed with aneurysm in femoral artery during routine screening wants to know about the available treatment options. What the nurse should explain this patient regarding treatment? A. No treatment is necessary B. Follow up every month C. Immediately undergo surgery D. Undergo angioplasty if aneurysm starts causing symptom Answer:A
The nurse should tell this patient that as the aneurysm is located in the extremity and is asymptomatic, no treatment is necessary. Peripheral aneurysms in the extremities are typically asymptomatic and do not require treatment due to their low risk of rupture. Treatment of peripheral aneurysms depends on the presence of symptoms, the location of the aneurysm, and whether the blood flow through the artery is blocked. Question:63 A patient has been diagnosed with aortic aneurysm of abdominal aorta having a diameter of 3.5 cm. What advice should the nurse give this patient about follow-up?
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