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 Aneurysm
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.
Symptoms occur suddenly and patients must be taken to a hospital immediately for diagnosis.
A ruptured aneurysm is an emergency. Treatment must be given as soon as possible.
Aneurysm Risk Factors
Family history and certain habits can affect your chance of developing an aneurysm.
Our neuro-intensive unit provides some of the best aneurysm rehabilitation care in the county.
AVM Diagnosis and Treatment
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.
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