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  • March 05, 2020
    Bachelorette Star Tyler Cameron’s Mom Passes of Brain Aneurysm
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  • February 25, 2020
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  • February 01, 2020
    The Silent Killer That Took My Dad’s Life
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  • January 23, 2020
    Can Artificial Intelligence be used to Diagnose Brain Aneurysms?
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  • January 20, 2020
    Tom Tinlin was lucky to survive his aneurysm. Now he’s advocating for other survivors.
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  • January 10, 2020
    2018 Research Grant Recipient developing biomaterial for treatment of aneurysms
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  • December 20, 2019
    How a brain aneurysm helped CNBC’s Sharon Epperson embrace change
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  • December 19, 2019
    Emilia Clarke Among The New Yorker’s Top 25 Stories of 2019
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  • December 12, 2019
    BAF Medical Advisory Board Member Receives Professorship
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  • December 10, 2019
    Machine Algorithm Accurately Detects Seizure Risks
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  • AdventHealth Brain Aneurysm Support Group

    Winter Park, FL

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  • Baltimore Brain Aneurysm Foundation Support Group

    Lutherville-Timonium, MD

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  • Bay Area Aneurysm and Vascular Malformation Support Group

    San Francisco, CA

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  • August 06, 2019
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Brain Aneurysm Symptoms Are Similar to Stroke: True or False?

An aneurysm — a ballooning or bulging out of an artery where the wall is weak — can wreak havoc if it bursts. When aneurysms rupture in the brain, the resulting hemorrhage can cause stroke, coma, death, brain damage and other problems.

Forty percent of ruptured brain aneurysms are fatal, and 66 percent of survivors suffer permanent brain damage.

A better understanding of brain aneurysms, how they are treated, and whether or not you are at risk can help you safeguard your health. Start by testing your knowledge with this quiz, created with the help of Peter Rasmussen, MD, Professor of Neurological Surgery, Cleveland Clinic.

Test your knowledge here



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