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Most aneurysms occur in the abdomen and the brain.
Most aneurysms occur in the abdomen and the brain.   More...
An aneurysm is the abnormal enlargement or bulging of an artery caused by damage to or weakness in the blood vessel wall.
An aneurysm is the abnormal enlargement or bulging of an artery caused by damage to or weakness in the blood vessel wall.   More...
Brain aneurysms are often the result of a congenital weakness (present at birth) in the muscle layer of the blood vessel wall.
Brain aneurysms are often the result of a congenital weakness (present at birth) in the muscle layer of the blood vessel wall.   More...
10 - 15% of patients diagnosed with a brain aneurysm will harbor more than one aneurysm.
10 – 15% of patients diagnosed with a brain aneurysm will harbor more than one aneurysm.   More...
A cerebral aneurysm may cause symptoms ranging from headaches, drowsiness, neck stiffness, nausea and vomiting to more severe symptoms such as mental confusion, vertigo and loss of consciousness.
A cerebral aneurysm may cause symptoms ranging from headaches, drowsiness, neck stiffness, nausea and vomiting to more severe symptoms such as mental confusion, vertigo (dizziness) and loss of consciousness.   More...
An estimated 6 million people in the United States have an unruptured brain aneurysm, or 1 in 50 people.
An estimated 6 million people in the United States have an unruptured brain aneurysm, or 1 in 50 people.   More...
Most aneurysms are small, about 1/8 inch to nearly one inch, and an estimated 50 to 80 percent of all aneurysms do not rupture over the course of a person's lifetime.
Most aneurysms are small, about 1/8 inch to nearly one inch, and an estimated 50 to 80 percent of all aneurysms do not rupture during the course of a person’s lifetime.   More...
The annual incidence of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage or bleeding in the U.S. exceeds 30,000 people.
The annual incidence of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage or bleeding in the U.S. exceeds 30,000 people.   More...
Ten to 15 percent of patients suffering an aneurysm will die before reaching the hospital and over 50 percent will die within the first thirty days after rupture.
Ten to 15 percent of patients suffering an aneurysm will die before reaching the hospital and over 50 percent will die within the first thirty days after rupture. Of those who survive, about half suffer some permanent neurological deficit.   More...
Brain aneurysms can occur in people of all ages, but are most commonly detected in those ages 35 to 60.
Brain aneurysms can occur in people of all ages, but are most commonly detected in those ages 35 to 60.   More...
There are almost 500,000 deaths worldwide each year caused by brain aneurysms and half the victims are younger than 50.
There are almost 500,000 deaths worldwide each year caused by brain aneurysms and half the victims are younger than 50.   More...
Women are actually more likely to get a brain aneurysm than men, with a ratio of 3:2.
Women are actually more likely to get a brain aneurysm than men, with a ratio of 3:2.   More...
Aneurysms can be treated by inserting multiple platinum coils into the bulge which prevents the vessel from clotting and rupturing.
Aneurysms can be treated by inserting multiple platinum coils into the bulge which prevent the vessel from clotting and rupturing.   More...
Brain aneurysms can occur in people of all ages but are most commonly detected in those ages 40 to 60
Brain aneurysms can occur in people of all ages, but are most commonly detected in those ages 40 to 60.   More...