40 percent of pediatric aneurysms are caused by injuries
Brain and Nerve Surgery Specialist Assoc. Dr. Ali Yılmaz, "Aneurysm can be seen in children without any chronic diseases. 40 percent of pediatric aneurysms are caused by trauma to the brain after an injury or after a surgical procedure." used expressions.
In the statement made by Medicana International Istanbul Hospital, Brain and Nerve Surgery Specialist Assoc. Dr. Ali Yılmaz explained brain aneurysm and treatment methods in children.
Almost 3 percent of the world population has asymptomatic brain aneurysms, Yılmaz said, "0.5 to 4.6 percent of all aneurysms are thought to be caused by pediatric aneurysms. Aneurysms are life-threatening when ruptured. Therefore, to recognize the symptoms of cerebral aneurysm and your child. "The most common locations for an aneurysm in children are the internal carotid artery and the middle cerebral artery. Aneurysm in these two arteries accounts for approximately 50 to 60 percent of pediatric aneurysms." found the evaluation.
- "Endovascular closed method is used more frequently than open surgery"
Pointing out that the endovascular closed method is used more frequently in treatment than open surgery, Yılmaz said, "Intracranial aneurysms in children are generally associated with some known diseases such as sickle cell anemia and Marfan syndrome. However, aneurysm can be seen in children without any chronic disease. 40 percent of pediatric aneurysms. is caused by trauma to the brain following an injury or after a surgical procedure. " used expressions.
Yılmaz reported that aneurysm treatment in children aims to exclude aneurysms from the bloodstream without disturbing normal blood flow as in adults.
Stating that open microsurgery and endovascular treatment are among the treatment options for bleeding aneurysms, Yılmaz said, "Conservative treatment can be accepted for an unearthed aneurysm according to the location and size of the aneurysm, and the health status of the child. Endovascular closed method is used more frequently than open surgery in the treatment of aneurysm in children. There is no significant difference between the long-term results of closed and open treatment in the studies conducted. It is determined depending on many factors such as. " made his comment.
- "Boys are more prone to brain aneurysms before puberty than girls"
Pointing out that cerebral aneurysms are much less common in children than adults, Yılmaz said, "However, when they are found, children have aneurysm in the posterior circulation (constitutes up to 15 percent of cerebral aneurysms) and large aneurysms (larger than 2.5 cm). "Unlike adult aneurysms, which tend to occur more frequently in women, boys are more prone to brain aneurysms before puberty than girls." if