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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It is believed 21-year-old William Cox, above, died from a ruptured aneurysm, the same condition which killed Scotland footballer Davie Cooper.
This unique feature facilitates precise and rapid coil deployment while minimizing procedure time, which may be especially important in a ruptured aneurysm or when blood flow to the brain has been restricted.
Mortality is 40%-50% when patients with a ruptured aneurysm are treated with open surgery, Dr.
If an individual's headaches are associated with an explosive onset during sex, or are associated with a stiff neck, weakness, numbness, or other neurological disturbance," Dr Newman explains, "it may be the result of a ruptured aneurysm or a hemorrhage into the brain from a stroke.
More than half of all patients with a ruptured aneurysm will die from the condition.
But, patients with type 2 diabetes were more likely to survive a ruptured aneurysm than patients without diabetes, which may be because patients with diabetes have more intense lipid or hypertension management, or more regular visits to the doctor.
Further tests to visualize the brain arteries (CT angiogram or magnetic resonance angiogram) can reveal the ruptured aneurysm.
Following successful surgical repair of a ruptured aneurysm, the prognosis is excellent with 10-year survival rates of 90%-95% (45, 46).
The patient's previous medical history revealed that it was not the first attack, as she had been treated before for rupture of the aneurysm at division of the basilar artery (BA) followed by SAH and intracerebral hematoma in the region of the right thalamus, when embolization of the ruptured aneurysm had been performed.