How Unruptured Brain Aneurysms Are Treated
Brain aneurysms are caused when there is a weakened area in a blood vessel that begins to bulge or balloon out. Over time, the pressure exerted on the weakened area may cause the aneurysm to rupture, with potentially catastrophic results. When an aneurysm is found before rupturing, there are several strategies for aneurysm treatment. Monitoring You may be surprised to find out the first approach to treating an unruptured brain aneurysm is not always surgery.