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My father has cerebral aneurysm. What is it in a nutshell?
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: Blister
Weak spot in vessel where a blister forms.
This is called an aneurysm. Often treated with coil embolization or surgical clipping. Can be life threatening. Needs to be followed with cta or mra.

In brief: Blister
Weak spot in vessel where a blister forms.
This is called an aneurysm. Often treated with coil embolization or surgical clipping. Can be life threatening. Needs to be followed with cta or mra.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Weak blood vessel
Cerebral aneurysms are outpouchings off of a brain blood vessel.
If they rupture, they cause a subarachnoid hemorrhage, a life-threatening kind of brain bleed. Unruptured aneurysms can be treated by surgical clipping or endovascular coiling, which is much less invasive. He should have the pros and cons of each explained by a neurosurgeon.

In brief: Weak blood vessel
Cerebral aneurysms are outpouchings off of a brain blood vessel.
If they rupture, they cause a subarachnoid hemorrhage, a life-threatening kind of brain bleed. Unruptured aneurysms can be treated by surgical clipping or endovascular coiling, which is much less invasive. He should have the pros and cons of each explained by a neurosurgeon.
Dr. Jennifer Berkeley
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Dr. John h Rees
Radiology
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In brief: Cerebral aneurysm
An cerebral aneurysm is a focal outpouching or dilation of a portion of an artery providing blood to the brain.

In brief: Cerebral aneurysm
An cerebral aneurysm is a focal outpouching or dilation of a portion of an artery providing blood to the brain.
Dr. John h Rees
Dr. John h Rees
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