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Cerebral Aneurysm

By CC, Shannon and Charlotte
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Charlotte Chung

on 14 October 2009

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Cerebral Aneurysm
By CC, Shannon and Charlotte Mark Drobac was in his garage pulling spark plugs from his van- suddenly got a severe headache and started throwing up and sweating
His wife called an ambulance
Doesn't remember anything after that
Found that he had a ruptured aneurysm and in a life threatening condition
Only had 5% chance of surviving but made it

a sudden and usually severe headache
nausea
eyesight problems
eye or neck pains
facial numbness
light sensitivity
seizures
vomiting
loss of consciousness
can cause stroke

Mark Drobac Hereditary
Infection
Trauma
Tumors
Head injury
Abnormal blood vessel development
Smoking
Exessive alchohol consumption
Drug abuse
Hardening of arteries
Aging
High Blood Pressure Patient Profile-Mark Drobac How to prevent
Cerebral Aneurysm Control blood pressure
Avoid smoking
Avoid drugs
Avoid alcohol consumption What is
Cerebral Aneurysm? an abnormal bulge in the artery (blood vessels)
occurs in the brain


Symptoms of
Cerebral Aneurysm Causes of
Cerebral Aneurysm How it can be treated SURGERY:
Surgical clipping - makes incision in the scalp and places metal clip to stop rupturing
Endovascular clipping - wire is inserted into aneurysm and the clotting of the blood effectively seals off the aneurysm from the artery
Occlusion - surgeon clamps off entire artery (often performed when aneurysm has damaged the artery)
BIBLIOGRAPHY "Cerebral Aneurysms" 13 Oct. 2009 <http://www.dalcross.com/staging/cerebral_aneurysms.php>
"Cerebral Aneurysm Fact Sheet" 13 Oct. 2009 <http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/cerebral_aneurysm/detail_cerebral_aneurysm.htm>"W""What is an Aneurysm? What causes Aneurysm?" 13 Oct. 2009
<http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/156993.php#>
"Aneurysm" 13 Oct. 2009 <http://www.web-books.com/eLibrary/Medicine/Cardiovascular/Aneurysm.htm>
"Cerebral Aneurysm" 13 Oct. 2009 <http://www.spectrum-health.org/cs/Satellite?c=eHA_Content_C&cid=1160745054888&pagename=Spectrum_Health_Core%2FSpectrum_Core_Central_Template>
"Cerebral Aneurysm" 14 Oct. 2009 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerebral_aneurysm>
"Aneurysm Animation" 14 Oct. 2009 <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oA1j1xWlHoU>
blood vessels bring blood to brain
the brain needs oxygen (found in blood)
to function
the aneurysm can rupture causing damage to the brain
can sometimes make a blockage HOW PROBLEM
AFFECTS CIRCULATION PURPOSE OF
STRUCTURE IN CIRCULATION NAUSEA BLURRED VISION
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