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I am having a cerebal angiogram on Friday 7/24/15. There was

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I am having a cerebal angiogram on Friday 7/24/15. There was a aneurysm found in my brain, not sure of exact location. All I heard was aneurysm. I would like to know what would determine whether I am kept overnight or not? Also, depending on the neck of the aneurysm will determine whether or not a coiling is possible. How dangerous is this? My aneurysm is 3.5 mm, how quick will a coiling be schedule? What is the recovery time? I apologize for all the questions but I just found out and was in shock initially and now I have all these questions. Kind Regards, Laurie
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 1 year ago.
Hello
You will be overnight by definition.
Maybe two days.
Recovery time should be fairly rapid, but complete healing is going to take up to 6 months.
The average length of stay for coiling is 1 to 2 days, but usually with an overnight for observation.
If the aneruysm is not ruptured, coiling is easier.
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