OHSU Healthcare Topic Search: Cerebral Aneurysm
A cerebral aneurysm is a bulging, weakened area in the wall of an artery in the brain. This weak spot raises the risk that the artery wall will burst open.
Cerebral Aneurysm Animation (animation)
A cerebral aneurysm is a serious condition, but it can be surgically treated in a variety of ways. Also called an intracranial or brain aneurysm, a cerebral aneurysm is a bulging, weakened area in the artery wall, disrupting blood flow.
Endovascular Coiling (tests & procedures)
During endovascular coiling, a catheter is used to insert a small coil into an artery in the brain. The coil constricts the artery, blocking blood flow to an aneurysm.
Detailed information on vascular conditions and diseases
Craniotomy (tests & procedures)
Detailed information on craniotomy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, an anatomical illustration of the anatomy of the brain, and an illustration of an example of a craniotomy procedure
Here is a list of nervous system disorders that require clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional.
Endovascular neurosurgery is a subspecialty within neurosurgery that uses catheters and radiology to diagnose and treat various conditions and diseases of the central nervous system.
Detailed information on the dangers of aneurysm, how an aneurysm develops, and aneurysm diagnosis
Here is a list of the most common types of neurological disorders, including acute spinal cord injury, Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, and headaches.
Magnetic resonance angiography – also called a magnetic resonance angiogram or MRA – is a type of MRI that looks specifically at the body’s blood vessels.
Skull base surgery may be done to remove both benign and cancerous growths, and abnormalities on the underside of the brain, the skull base, or the top few vertebrae of the spinal column.
Detailed information on the most common types cardiovascular diseases, including symptoms, prevention, diagnostic, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, ICDs, and treatment information