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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Brain aneurysm: Contrast is essential otherwise the radiologist cannot identified the aneurysm.
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Brain aneurysm: An mri/mra of the brain is an excellent screening test for the detection of even small (2-3 mm) brain aneurysms. Some neurosurgeons may recommend a ct ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Halin
39 years experience Radiology
It should.: If the study has enough fine (spatial) resolution to see the infundibulum then it should be able to see an aneurysm. Should is the key word. There are ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Need more than that: Cerebral aneurysm is a serious life threatening condition , if event happens (if it reputes) less than 50% will survive, out of them again less than ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Update: If no symptoms that is good! but new study regarding size, location can guide intervention.
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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MRA / Cerebral Angio: A diagnostic test is necessary. The least invasive would be the MRA if there are any questions the a Full Cerebral Angiogram is indicated
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Ernest
11 years experience Emergency Medicine
A brain aneurysm: is an out pouching of one of the vessels inside of the brain. The biggest concern is if this were to rupture. This in turn, could cause a person to ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Cerebral aneurysm: The only symptom is usually headache unless the size of the unruptured aneurysm causes pressure phenomena against adjacent structures. Most of these a ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Response: Concussions do NOT cause brain aneurysms, and unless you have family hx of vascular malformations, signs of polycystic kidney disease, or abnormalitie ... Read More
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Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan
18 years experience Cardiology
Abnorml blood vessel: A brain aneurysm is an abnormal ballooning out of a blood vessel in the brain. The concern is that the aneurysm is weaker than normal blood vessels, a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Piotr Obara
14 years experience Radiology
Dilation of artery: A brain aneurysm refers to an abnormal focal dilation/outpouching of an artery supplying blood to the brain. These outpouchings can take on various s ... Read More
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