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Is subarachnoid hemorrhage always a very serious problem?

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Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It can be, so we never take a chance and look for aneurism by doing an angiogram on everybody with subarachnoid.
Bleed. The most common cause is actually head trauma, which has a better prognosis and requires less aggressive workup..

In brief: Yes

It can be, so we never take a chance and look for aneurism by doing an angiogram on everybody with subarachnoid.
Bleed. The most common cause is actually head trauma, which has a better prognosis and requires less aggressive workup..
Dr. Felix Brizuela
Dr. Felix Brizuela
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In brief: Critical

A subarachnoid hemorrhage from either a rupture of an aneurysm or arteriovenous malformation is a medical emergency and requires intensive care and maybe surgery.
The death rate within the first year can be 60%, and not unique to get a permanent stroke and communicating hydrocephalus from the bleeding. Outcomes can be good, but need skilled practitioners.

In brief: Critical

A subarachnoid hemorrhage from either a rupture of an aneurysm or arteriovenous malformation is a medical emergency and requires intensive care and maybe surgery.
The death rate within the first year can be 60%, and not unique to get a permanent stroke and communicating hydrocephalus from the bleeding. Outcomes can be good, but need skilled practitioners.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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In brief: Yes

Aneurysm arteriovenous malformations trauma tumors all are serious and most can be treated.

In brief: Yes

Aneurysm arteriovenous malformations trauma tumors all are serious and most can be treated.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
Yes, subarachnoid hemorrhage has a pre-hospital mortality rate of 40% and a 50% bad outcome for those who do make it to the hospital.
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