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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Aneurysm (Definition)

An aneurysm is a condition where there is weakness in the wall of a blood vessel. A clot can form in the vessel as the vessel widens or expands. An artery with an aneurysm can ...Read more


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My mom has been diagnosed with a 9mm cerebral berry aneurysm. What does this mean?

My mom has been diagnosed with a 9mm cerebral berry aneurysm. What does this mean?

Aneurysm: An aneurysm is an outpouching of the vessel wall. These can be congenital (from birth) or acquired. What this means is that she is at increased risk of bleeding or stroke. She should be seen by a neurosurgeon to assess the need for embolization or surgery. ...Read more

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What should my mom do if she has been diagnosed with a 9mm cerebral berry aneurysm?

What should my mom do if she has been diagnosed with a 9mm cerebral berry aneurysm?

See specialist: Without further information it will be difficult to give a specific recommendation. She will probably be best served by seeing a neurosurgeon who specializes in aneurysm treatment (either by surgery or via endovascular treatment through the groin) to discuss the issues and the options and come to a decision. Factors to consider are the location of the aneurysm, family history, age and preferences. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my mom has been diagnosed with a 9mm cerebral berry aneurysm.?

Brain aneurysm: An aneurysm is a blister on a blood vessel. There is a risk of these bleeding leading possibly to a brain hemorrhage. If the aneurysm has not bled and only found as part of another study there are known statistics on the risk of bleed over the lifetime of the patient. A consultation with a neurosurgeon would be highly advisable. ...Read more

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How is normal physiology affected by a ruptured berry aneurysm?

Blood goes out: Your question is complicated, but a few answers are simple. A ruptured aneurysm will result in the leakage of blood to whatever structures surround the aneurysm. Furthermore, this blood will then exert pressure on the structures likely causing them to malfunction. Ruptured aneurysms are a serious problem and require prompt evaluation and treatment by a physician. ...Read more

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What is aneurysm?

What is aneurysm?

Aneurysm: Aneurysm is abnormal dilation of an artery: some say 1.5x normal size while others say twice or more the size of the native artery represents aneurysmal dilation. True aneurysm contains all the layers of the arterial wall while false aneurysm may have any or all components of the wall missing. ...Read more

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Acai berry benefits?

Acai berry benefits?

Antioxidant benefit.: Acai berry is very high in antioxidants, like pomegranate and blueberry. ...Read more

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