What is a brain aneurysm?

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Brain Aneurysm

Although many people think a brain aneurysm means sudden, unexpected death, this condition can be both survivable and treatable. Neurosurgeons at the Swedish Cerebrovascular Center are specially trained in cerebrovascular diseases, and evaluate nearly 500 patients a year — one of the highest volumes in the Pacific Northwest. And, we have developed some of the techniques that minimize the risk of stroke after aneurysm treatment.

In the videos below, Dr. David Newell explains what brain aneurysms are, and discusses symptoms and treatment options. You can view the entire playlist here.


Appointments and Referrals

Appointments for Dr. David Newell, Dr. Joe Eskridge, Dr. Stephen Monteith and Dr. Yince Loh: 206-320-3470
For medical professionals: refer a patient or for urgent patient transfers: 1-866-470-4233