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Khoula Hospital conducts seven surgeries to treat aneurysm

Khoula Hospital conducts seven surgeries to treat aneurysm

This invasive process represents a qualitative shift in the provision of the sultanate’s wellness solutions.

The service was not obtainable earlier and hence sufferers had been treated abroad, which indicates higher fees and improved bleeding dangers that can lead to strokes or death.

Dr Ahmed Humood al Habsi, a neuro-interventionalist consultant at Khoula Hospital, explained that aneurysm is an abnormal, weak spot on a blood vessel wall that causes an outward bulging, likened to a bubble.

Aneurysms have an effect on a selection of arteries nevertheless, the most substantial aneurysms have an effect on the arteries supplying the brain and the heart. An aortic aneurysm impacts the body’s principal artery although brain aneurysm causes haemorrhagic stroke that leads to brain harm and death.

Major danger aspects for the improvement of an aneurysm, Dr Habsi added, can be traced in numerous items such as smoking, higher blood stress, loved ones history of brain aneurysms, and abnormalities at birth, such as tangled blood vessels in the brain.

It is tough to estimate the quantity of sufferers with brain aneurysm given that they are clinically silent. Symptoms do not typically take place unless an aneurysm ruptures. Nonetheless, 1 can minimize the danger of creating the situation.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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