Staff Neurosurgeon, Emory Clinic;
CNN Chief Medical Correspondent; Exec Prod/Writer of TNT's medical drama Monday Mornings
2005 days ago
aneurysms can be treated in a couple ways. 1 way is a titanium clip like this. yes, it stays in the brain.
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does it depends on which part is affected?
Mercy! I guess one wouldn't want to have an MRI with that sucker implanted!
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The WHOLE thing stays in the brain???? How often do doctors check on it once it's in there?
Always wondered what they looked like... I survived a brain aneurysm and have two if these in my head along with 17 screws and a metal plate.
SANJAY... i'm kinda hoping this is an enlarged picture, but I see a finger. How can something this large be left in the brain?! URGH!
What are the symptoms an anueurism is on the way?
Would this help someone with a blood clot that cannot be removed but is blocking part of the blood flow to your brain? Or am I misunderstanding? In a 53 year old?
Ok. So what's the other way to treat an aneurysm?
That gives me the Hebiegibies.
I have titanium plates from a craniotomy three years ago, and fly every week, and never set off the metal detectors. My aneurysms were removed (all part of an AVM).
It looks deceptively big in that photo, those are 2*2's in the corner, right?
how would this help someone who already had an aneurysm? Is it too late?
I have an aneurysm clip in my brain. The only problem is the artery they replaced wont stop collapsing.
does that set off airport metal detectors?
that stays in your brain?
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