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Aneurysm and AVMs

Aneurysm can be a medical emergency.

Aneurysm patients taken to Barnes-Jewish Hospital benefit from the skill of a highly specialized and experienced team of physicians, who treat more than 250 aneurysms a year - the highest volume in St. Louis and in the region. 

Care is provided in the most advanced facilities in the region, which includes 5 state-of-the-art operating rooms (2 with intra-operative MRI's), 2 modern angio suites, and a 20-bed Neurology-Neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit, which serves more than 1,000 patients each year.

Signs of a Brain AneurysmAneurysm Signs and Symptoms. St. Louis, MO

Be prepared for the emergency of a brain aneurysm by learning about the signs and symptoms. Unruptured vs Ruptured brain aneurysms have different symptoms, read about the difference.


Diagnosing AneurysmsAneurysm Diagnosis. St. Louis, MO

Symptoms occur suddenly and patients must be taken to a hospital immediately for diagnosis.

Aneurysm TreatmentAneurysm Treatment St. Louis, MO

A ruptured aneurysm is an emergency. Treatment must be given as soon as possible.


Aneurysm Risk FactorsAneurysm Risk Factors

Family history and certain habits can affect your chance of developing an aneurysm.

Aneurysm RehabilitationAneurysm Rehabilitation St. Louis, MO

Our neuro-intensive unit provides some of the best aneurysm rehabilitation care in the county.


AVM Diagnosis and TreatmentAVM diagnosis and treatment. St. Louis MO

AVMs cause devastating brain damage when they hemorrhage and must be treated  immediately if they rupture. Read about the diagnosis and treatment options for AVM.


If you suspect aneurysm rupture, call 9-1-1 to activate rapid response services.

To find out more about the Barnes-Jewish Hospital aneurysm treatment in St. Louis, MO, call .

Online Resources for Patients:
Barnes-Jewish and Washington University Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center:
www.barnesjewish.org/stroke-center

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation:
www.bafound.org

Brain Aneurysm Resources:
www.brainaneurysm.com

National Institutes of Health cerebral aneurysm
www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/cerebral_aneurysm/cerebral_aneurysms.htm

Greg Zipfel, MD

Neurosurgeon, Barnes-Jewish & Washington University Neuroscience Center

 
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