Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Brain stem bleed survival rate

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
Radiation Oncology 41 years experience
Depends on grade: Grade 1 & 2 tumors are considered benign and long survivals are expected. Grade 3 or anaplastic gliomas are intermediate and grade 4 or glioblastoma... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery 36 years experience
Poor survival rate: Brainstem gliomas are primary brain tumors that arise from the glial tissue and are usually astrocytomas (grades 1-4). Diagnosis is by mri. Rarely ar... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Not enough info!: Sorry, this is a complex problem and the answers depend on lots of things that are not possible for you to provide for us in 150 characters. Ask the... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 47 years experience
Bad event: Brain stem hemorrhage is not great, as relatively small area with critical nerves and connections. Hard to control once started, and often pts left w... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joyce Liporace
Neurology 35 years experience
More info: That question requires more information. An eeg should be a helpful predictor of prognosis. Speak with your neurologist. Many doctors are using me... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Galina Nikolskaya
Neurology 13 years experience
Many causes: hemorrhagic stroke can happen from severe elevation in blood pressure (most common), or from an ischemic stroke transforming into a hemorrhagic, or a ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Brain stem: 1.Conduction of sensory & motor nerves to & from the brain. 2.Cranial nerves 3-12 to supply face & head & viscera. 3.Integrativefunct... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcel Hungs
Neurology 28 years experience
Many reasons: Fluid in the brain can be normal or abnormal. There is spinal fluid all the time around the brainstem, but accumulation of fluid such as hydrocephalus... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 49 years experience
Every case: Is different. Median 8 - 12 months.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Dandy-Walker: Dandy-Walker is a congenital disorder of the 4th ventricle, which is replaced by a large cystic mass. Of course, there are other possibilities as wel... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Abramson
Specializes in Family Medicine
It depends.: The prognosis depends on many variables, such as the patient's age, other health conditions, and underlying cause of the stroke. However the need for... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$44 video appointments with $19/month membership*
*Billed $57 every 3 months. Cancel anytime.