Brain Aneurysms, Treatment Options and Recovery Explained | Webinar

Are you trying to understand brain aneurysms and steps towards recovery?

Don’t let brain aneurysms confuse you! In this webinar brought to you by the Brain Aneurysm Foundation and The Neurosurgical Atlas, Kimberly Lombardo, NP from Northwell Health explains everything you need to know about brain aneurysms in a clear manner meant for all audiences.

In the video below, you will learn:

  • Brain aneurysm basics
  • Risk factors
  • Signs and symptoms of a ruptured brain aneurysm
  • The ins and outs of available diagnostic tests
  • Treatment options
  • Recovery
  • Rehabilitation

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Please refer to the time codes below to navigate through the webinar:

01:05 – Meet Kimberly Lombardo, NP.

02:03 – What is a brain aneurysm?

02:33 – What are the most common types of aneurysms?

03:23 – What are the risk factors of a brain aneurysm?

03:45 – Smoking can cause a brain aneurysm to rupture.

04:51 – Familial aneurysm information.

05:30 – What are the signs and symptoms of an aneurysm rupture?

07:24 – CT (Computer Tomography) and CTA (Computerized Tomography Angiography) scans.

10:02 – MRA (Magnetic Resonance Angiography) and Angiography scans.

12:10 – What do doctors consider and suggest for aneurysm treatment?

15:18 – Microsurgical clipping information.

17:22 – Endovascular embolization – stent and coil.

20:50 – What are the common symptoms after treatment?

25:50 – Incision site basics and how to take care of it when you go home.

29:30 – Puncture site: What’s the procedure for an endovascular embolization catheter and side effects?

32:51 – Overview of recovery.

36:26 – Rehabilitation information for going home or a rehabilitation center.

39:39 – Tips on repairing the injury.

43:45 – What is Neuro Fatigue and what can you do to break the cycle?

47:23 – Websites for cognitive rehab.

48:00 – Suggested books to read.

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The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has partnered with The Neurosurgical Atlas to provide webinars meant to educate and spread awareness of brain aneurysms. Check out more on BAF’s page on The Neurosurgical Atlas.

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