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Got Headache Often, Sign Of Brain Aneurysm

In cases where the cerebrovascular system only enlarges and causes compression of the nerve structure, the patient will show signs of weakness / paralysis, blurred vision, and a sudden headache. When the aneurysm ruptures it causes an intracranial hemorrhage and the patient will suddenly feel a severe headache, stiff neck, confusion, coma, and even death.

Doctors are performing surgery for patient.

FV Hospital announced successfully treatment endovascular repair of a brain aneurysm on 45-year-old Chinese patient Lei Ting in 14th June 2019.

2 years ago, Mr. Lei Ting usually got headache, position at half back of the head. He went to many hospitals and got prescribed the pain killer and resting.

In the afternoon on 11 June, as soon as he had a server headache, Mr. Lei Ting was immediately hospitalized at FV. At the time of his admission, he sufers from the high blood pressure rate. DSA testing has been performed to identify Mr. Lei’s brain artery enlarged. After consideration, the doctors at FV Hospital decided to perform intravascular intervention to treat a patient’s aneurysm.

According to Associate Professor Mahen Nadarajah – experts in the treatment of  Interventional Neuroradiology, at the time Mr. Lei Ting was admitted to the Interventional Cardiology room, the aneurysm area size is measured 11.04mm in diameter and 15.09mm in length. After more than 3 hours of intervention, the procedure was successful. 8 hours later, the patient was completely awake and able to walk.

Dr. Mahendran (In the right) with the patient and his family after completing treatment.

This disease can occur at any age, particularly the risk of brain aneurysm is most common in older people aged 55- 65 and older, but about 20% of cerebral aneurysms occur between the ages of 15 and 45. In addition to the age factor, people who are more at risk of contracting the disease are those who:

  • Frequently smoke cigarettes
  • Have high blood pressure
  • Drink a lot of alcohol
  • Drug abuse
  • Menopausal women have low estrogen levels
  • Have a family history of cerebral aneurysm
  • Suffered from a vascular trauma, or injury

In cases where the cerebrovascular system only enlarges and causes compression of the nerve structure, the patient will show signs of weakness / paralysis, blurred vision, and a sudden headache. When the aneurysm ruptures it causes an intracranial hemorrhage and the patient will suddenly feel a severe headache, stiff neck, confusion, coma, and even death.

Source – Sai Gon Giai Phong Online Newpapers: https://www.sggp.org.vn/dau-dau-thuong-xuyen-dau-hieu-cua-phinh-mach-mau-nao-599074.html