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Brain Aneurysm Recovery After Surgery
Discuss with your MD: You should discuss this with the doctor who performed your procedure. If these symptoms are new and depending on the location and size of the aneurysm then they could indicate possible problems or unanticipated effects of the procedure and may require treatment. It is impossible to give a simple general answer though as this depends on a number of factors that your surgeon knows best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had mild vasospasm 3 days after coiling of an unruptured brain aneurysm.Will this show up on an mra? Its been 5 months since my surgery.Thanks
Yes: Most likely the vasospasm will have resolved after this period of time. If you are not having symptoms you may not need further tests. Other options to evaluate vasospasm include the use of transcranial dopplers. Ask your neurosurgeon if this is a viable option for you. ...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 2 more doctor answers
I am a 27 years old female with a 3 cm unruptured brain aneurysm. Whar are my chances of survival without a surgery?
Acute SAH: Ruptured aneurysm is a medical emergency, and requires immediate hospitalization. Depending on clinical stability, surgery is to be done asap. Watchful waiting can be a disaster, as patients with a subarachnoid hemorrhage can experience high mortality. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a brain aneurysm 8ml, i'm terrified. I am afraid of surgery and afraid it may also burst anytime. I don't have bloodpressure, don't smoke?
Aneurysm: Certainly, an aneurysm can be terrifying. An 8mm aneurysm is large and should be treated at your age. It may be able to be treated endoscopically by placing little coils into it through a catheter threaded up through your groin. The other alternative is surgery which is what i do. It depends on the position of the aneurysm.. Discuss this with an endovascular neurosurgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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