A 33-year-old member asked:
Is brain aneurysm surgery safe?
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Dr. Ramin AmirNovin answered
20 years experience in Neurosurgery
Depends: In the correct hands, brain aneurysm surgery is less risky than it used to be 20 years ago. Unfortunately, all brain aneurysm surgeries (clipping or coiling) carry a risk for stroke and hence cannot be classified as "safe" surgeries. They are moderate to high risks surgeries depending on the size of the aneurysm and the health of the patient. Ask your doctor for details.
Answered on Apr 7, 2018
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