ruptured aneurysm

rup·tured an·eu·rysm

an aneurysm that is hemorrhaging into its wall or surrounding tissue, representing a true surgical emergency.
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In October 1991, at age 40, just two months after earning my degree incriminal justice and mere minutes after hanging up the keys to my school bus, I was stricken with a large temporal lobe ruptured aneurysm. It resulted in an emergency craniotomy, and for a considerable period of time my condition was very critical.
Her family told the Star she died from a ruptured aneurysm associated with a vascular malformation at the base of her brain.
A year after the trial, Endologix said none of the patients had died or suffered a ruptured aneurysm, and none had to be treated with further surgery.
Each year, about 30,000 Americans experience a ruptured aneurysm, which is very serious.
As well, those who survive a ruptured aneurysm or AVM are often left with epilepsy.
A review of four studies involving more than 130,000 subjects concluded that getting periodic ultrasound screenings to detect an abdominal aortic aneurysm can reduce the likelihood of dying from a ruptured aneurysm in men ages 65-79 by half.
This is one of the first cases reported in Puerto Rico of an adult patient with coarctation of the aorta in association with a bicuspid aortic valve, a ruptured aneurysm of a sinus of Valsalva and an atrial septal defect.
The first complex cerebral aneurysm procedure ever performed in a San Fernando Valley hospital was recently performed at Glendale Adventist Medical Center on a patient who sustained a subarachnoid hemorrhage from a ruptured aneurysm.
Pathologist Dr Alistair Lammie said the cause of death was a brain haemorrhage caused by a ruptured aneurysm.
During the operation, surgeons "stented" the swollen blood vessel using tiny platinum coils to block the flow of blood in order to prevent it bursting, as a ruptured aneurysm could have been fatal.
(1-6) Ruptured aneurysm of anterior and posterior communicating arteries in patients with agenesis of the ICA has been reported.
The 22-year-old, who was not in foal, died of a ruptured aneurysm, writes Rachel Pagones.