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Brain Aneurysm Coiling Recovery
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
I have 360 coils for my brain aneurysm 2005 ihave had daily hda since.I was told to live with it. Why?
You need answers: Yes, the phrase, "live with it, " is not very helpful. A more detailed understanding of what may be causing your headaches, what to expect, and strategies to manage these possibilities can help. Please refer to the information contained in the brain aneurysm center for women for guidance. www.chicagoaneurysm.com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unruptured brain aneurysm coiled 2013 under stress at home with mentally unbalanced husband who sees beings! Will stress affect my coils? Thank you.
Only is it causes a: rise in your blood pressure.Good idea to check coils every 5 years with an MRA. I have coils,too.Way to dodge a bullitt.anyone else in the family with brain aneurysms ?Discus with Neurosurgeon or Interventional Radiologist about screening first degree relatives.Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brain aneurysm coiled May 2013 Sept scan showed occlusion. When can I stop worrying? I am afraid I will bang my head or coughing will loosen the coils
You are lucky: for under going successful treatment , those untreated ones will have disastrous out comes . Once vessel is occluded ( thrombosed ) will not allow the coil displaced , don't worry , but you need close follow up by your doctor .Good Luck ...Read more
What are common after effects for a brain aneurysm operation using the coil embolization procedure?
Rare side effects: You can have problems in three different areas after an embolization procedure: 1. The groin site where you gained access. 2. The arteries all the way up to the head. 3. The brain in the form of a stroke or a bleed. That being said, the rate of complication from a coiling of an aneurysm is extremely low in experienced hands. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A year ago last may my brain aneurysm was coiled. I get pains the last 8 weeks where my coils are situated. Is this normal? MRA shows occlusion
Probably not the coi: If the coils were to cause a headache, they'd have done it right away. And any headache from the procedure would be generalized, or at least cover a fairly large area, and not in a specific place. Your headache is much more likely to be due to something else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a physically disabled son/angry abusive husband.Lot's of stress.Had surgery on unruptured brain aneurysm 3 months.Will this affect my coils?
Abusive husband: Living with an abusive, angry husband is not safe even without a brain aneurysm or surgically placed coils. There is help for you in counseling/psychotherapy -- to help deal with your stress and explore your options. There's also direct support for those in your situation plus shelters that you could go (along with your son) to if this is what you decide to do. http://tinyurl.com/nz2ad. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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