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Coil Embolization Aneurysm
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
37204: 37204 for procedure and 75894 for radiologic supervision and interpretation. ...Read more
I am having a splenic artery aneurism embolization procedure. Where does the catheter go and will it hurt, should I be concerned?
Brother had coils for an aneurysm in circle of willis. Aneurysm gone by 6 months. Before he found out about the aneurysm and to this date his personality has changed. Unruptured aneurysm the cause?
20 months ago coiled aneurysm. I am worried about electrodes being placed on my head for retina angiogram test incase it affects my platinum coils. ?
No effect: I am guessing you are being tested for retinal function. This will involve flashing lights and electrodes to pick up the signal. An alternative test is for nerve transmission with flashing lights and electrodes on the back of the head. Neither of these tests will interact with your platinum coils. Enjoy the flashing lights. ...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
Having MRI to check pituitary tumor growth.Had coiling of aneurysm 3 months ago.Worried the coils could move because of vibration of the scan?Thanks.
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
Can more brain aneurysms be fixed by coiling in future? (was told my 5mm aneur. can be clipped, would need a stent to coil) Fearful of elective cran.
Comments: Your brain aneurysm is currently small, and there is correlation with a size larger than 9 mm resulting in higher risk of rupture. You need to know, if hemorrhage were to occur, you would have a 50% chance of never living to be treated within hospital setting. Appreciate your concerns, and would get several neurosurgical opinions prior to signing a consent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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