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  • September 12, 2019
    Meet Research Grant Recipient: Theresa Lansdell
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  • September 06, 2019
    Brain Aneurysm Survivor Raising Awareness
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  • September 03, 2019
    Meet Research Grant Recipient: William Dodd
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  • August 28, 2019
    Meet Research Grant Recipient: Hiroki Sato, MD
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  • August 23, 2019
    Wireless monitoring of blood flow
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  • August 21, 2019
    Meet Research Grant Recipient: Santiago Gomez-Paz
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  • August 15, 2019
    What to Know About Brain Aneurysms
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  • August 15, 2019
    Easton brain aneurysm survivor runs to commemorate her recovery
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  • August 14, 2019
    Meet Research Grant Recipient: Chris Pasarikovski, MD
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  • August 09, 2019
    New Research Collaboration Takes Aim at Brain Aneurysms with Artificial Intelligence
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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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  • Beth Israel Deaconess Brain Aneurysm Support Group

    Boston, MA

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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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