Aortic surgery means the undergoing of surgery for disease of the aorta requiring excision and surgical replacement of any part of the diseased aorta with a graft. Aorta means the thoracic and abdominal aorta but not its branches.
The surgery must be determined to be medically necessary by a specialist.
The insured person must survive for 30 days following the date of surgery.
No benefit will be payable under this condition for angioplasty, intra arterial procedures, percutaneous trans catheter procedures or non surgical procedures.