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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Thomas
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
Short answer? Yes!: Atherosclerosis is a risk factor for aneurysm development as well as stroke. Tobacco use , particularly in the form of cigarette smoking, definitely a ... Read More
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Dr. George T Tsai
27 years experience General Surgery
Yes: As a 50 year old, it is very likely for you to have another stroke if you don't drastically improve your lifestyle for the better.
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Dr. Khamid Bakhadirov
18 years experience Neurology
It can: Smoking is a major risk factor for aneurysm rupture. You should not start smoking again. If you do not drink, do not start, if you drink small amounts ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ayman Omar
Specializes in Neurology
Depends: Depends on where and what is involved/size etc. Also other comorbidities/age, etc.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Aspirin: Using medications such as Aspirin and/or Plavix (clopidogrel) may be helpful to prevent a stroke.
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Dr. Clemens Schirmer
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Ask your doctor: You are not giving enough detail to answer the question completely but here is what your doctor would want to know - what were the symptoms of the tia ... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Brain aneurysm: The advent of the surgical microscope in the 1960s led to the development of clips to repair brain aneurysms. The clips were primarily spring loaded a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Size: Surgical treatment is usually offered when the size of aneurism reaches 5-6 cm. Consult vascular surgeon.
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
I agree with you: Rapid enlargement is one of the accepted reasons for operating. You describe fast growth. I wouldn't wait.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Everett
32 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Replace dilation: An aneurysm is an abnormal dilation of a blood vessel. Traditional approach involves resecting the abnormal part and sewing in a replacement synthetic ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
If carotid stenosis,: I would highly recommend consideration of a stent or enarterectomy, but if you are referring to other blood vessels supplying the brain, medication ma ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
It is rare: Unless it is cardiac surgery on cardiopulmonary bypass. If you have peripheral vascular disease or audible bruit of your carotid artery, you should g ... Read More
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