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What is the normal recovery time for a severe brain aneurysm?

What is the normal recovery time for a severe brain aneurysm?

Depends: It depends in what your hunt-hess grade of hemorrhage was. In general, you will have recovered as much as you will b y 12-18 months although this can vary patient to patient. ...Read more

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Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
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Brain Aneurysm (Definition)

Brain aneurysm is a medical condition in which there is an outpouching of the wall of the blood vessel that supplies the brain. The most serious consequence of this outpouching is that the wall is weakened and can rupture, leading to massive ...Read more


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What is the recovery time when you have a brain aneurysm clipped?

What is the recovery time when you have a brain aneurysm clipped?

Depends: If you had a ruptured aneurysm the recovery can be up to 18 months with variable level of disability. For unruptured aneurysms treated electively with no complications, 6-10 weeks. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a ruptured brain aneurysm?

What is the recovery time for a ruptured brain aneurysm?

Varies: There is no definitive answer for this because it depends on how bad your rupture was and what state it left you in. Most people recover to whatever level they will recover to by 12-18 months. ...Read more

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Coiling or clipping, which is better for brain aneurysm?

Coiling or clipping, which is better for brain aneurysm?

Depends: Coiling is less invasive and associated with a much more rapid recovery than clipping. There is also evidence from prospective randomized trials that short term outcomes are better in coiling small ruptured aneurysms in certain pts. Clipping is more definitive with better long term aneurysm occlusion than coiling, however. This is particularly important in pts younger than 40 years old. ...Read more

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It happens that a rebleed occur after 10 years from brain aneurysm clipping ?

It happens that a rebleed occur after 10 years from brain aneurysm clipping ?

Yes: It depends on whether or not there was any residual neck of the aneurysm. Post-operative cerebral angiograms should be done to examine the details of the clipping. Furthermore, surveillance angiograms are often done to see if there are any changes or "outpouchings" particularly at the base of the aneurysm adjacent to the clip. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have super-sensitive hearing after brain aneurysm clipping operation?

Is it normal to have super-sensitive hearing after brain aneurysm clipping operation?

Depends: The facial nerve is complex and has many branches. One brach goes to those little bones in your ears that dampen sound. If this branch was accidentally damaged during surgery, may be the cause of your problem? All depends on how they did the surgery. ...Read more

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


Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more