A ruptured brain aneurysm (also called a brain bleed or subarachnoid hemorrhage) requires immediate medical care. At Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Neuroscience Institute, you’ll get prompt, expert care. Our experienced neurosurgeons and neuro-interventionalists collaborate to use effective therapies to treat ruptured and unruptured brain aneurysms.
An unruptured brain aneurysm may cause no symptoms at all. However, because a ruptured brain aneurysm can be life-threatening, seek immediate medical care if you believe you or a loved one may have a brain aneurysm.
Symptoms of a ruptured (or burst) brain aneurysm include sudden:
At AHN, physicians consider multiple factors, including the location and characteristics of an aneurysm, before developing a personalized treatment plan for you. Learn more about AHN’s system of cerebrovascular and stroke care.
The right treatment for a brain aneurysm also depends on what risk the aneurysm poses. If an aneurysm is unlikely to burst and causes no symptoms, physicians may decide to monitor you before recommending treatment.
Surgery or embolization can treat ruptured aneurysms or any unruptured aneurysms that doctors deem a danger to your health. Before determining the right treatment for you, we consider the specifics of the condition as well as your overall health and circumstances.
Our neurosurgeons and neuro-interventionalists have years of experience performing the latest procedures to treat many different types of brain aneurysms. These treatments include: