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Aneurysm Surgery Recovery
Aneurysm repair: Within 7-10 days staple will come out. Within 2 weeks you can regain regular activities. ...Read more
2-4 weeks: If treated while asymptomatic, popliteal artery aneurysm repair is accomplished with a fem-pop bypass and tying off the aneurysm above and below the aneurysm itself. Recovery in the hospital is often 2-3 days and gradual return to regular activity is usually seen within 2-4 weeks. ...Read more
Variable: If the popliteal aneurysm was thrombosed (completely blocked, causing loss of blood flow to the foot), recovery can be very prolonged (several weeks to months), compared with a relatively short recovery after an elective repair (several days to weeks). Recovery also depends a lot on other factors (open vs endovascular repair, wound healing issues, heart or lung problems, level of fitness prior). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My friend underwent 13 hour surgery to clip his brain aneurysm two weeks ago. He stroked twice during surgery and once in recovery. Prognosis???
Depends: Depends on where and what is involved/size etc. Also other comorbidities/age, etc. ...Read more
Is any form of massage safe to help thigh muscles relax & relieve pain for faster recovery six weeks post bypass surgery to repair popliteal aneursym?
50 yr old male. Going to have surgery for aneurysm by coiling method. Some says that I may not be able to go back to normal life. Is it true?
Results pretty good: There has been a lot of progress made in the coiling of aneurysms in the last 5-10 years I assume this aneurysms is in your brain. Coiling is now the preferred method for treating most aneurysms in the brain and generally is safer than open surgery ( which has also improved) AS usual make sure you have a team with a lot of experience in this technique and ask their results beforehand ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Yes. Other segments of the aorta can become aneurysmal, or other arteries such as the iliac or popliteal arteries, or even arteries of the brain. The most common non-cranial aneurysm is the aorta below the kidneys. This is most common in men >65 who have ever smoked. Brain / cerebral aneurysms can occur at any age and are slightly more common in women. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is surgery recommended for a 63 yr old male, who has a thoratic aneurysm that measures 4, without a change in 5 yrs.?
My papa undergone aneurysm clipping what precaution now I should take, surgery was on 27 th of december 2012?
Intracranial?: Ask the surgeon. I presume intracranial since that is the usual that is "clipped". Generally stable once discharged general good health habits and blood pressure control. Follow up with surgeon and pcp. He likely got a set of discharge instructions and appointment to follow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if i smoke and its obvious I have to stop, but other than that what can I do to stop or treat the aneurysm in my arm without surgery ?
Depends: Extremity aneurysms are treated based on size, location, or symptoms. Greater than 2cm are usually treated, and the best treatment is surgical resection. Symptoms can include pressure, embolization, or thrombosis. Rupture rarely occurs. Medical therapy includes smoking cessation. Sorry, but that's the way it is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Open or Stent?: Major surgery of any kind carries certain risks that vary from one person to another, depending upon the patient's general state of health. The surgical risk for repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm increases with age and the presence of other health conditions. As examples, people who have other heart or lung diseases, and people who smoke are more likely to develop complications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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