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Blockage in artery going to cerebrum. Had a brain hemorrhage. Will surgery help?

Hi Doctor, My father in-law is having blockage in the artery that goes to Cerebrum from the right side (behind the ear) of the neck . It is 90% blocked. He recently go brain hemorrhage. Do we have solution to this with medicine ? as doctors are saying this kind of operations are rarely successful? Please suggest, whom we should contact for right kind of treatment in India?
Asked On : Sat, 8 Dec 2012
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With information you have given it seems that his Internal Juglar of right side is 90% blocked.
He has suffered a Stroke due to brain Hemorrhage ,it depends on location and size of bleed inside of brain,which must have been detected by CT SCAN/MRI Angio.
This also depend on is he hypertensive and/or Diabetic.
This would be appropriate to consult a Neuro Surgeon if any kind of intervention is possible or not if possible with what success.
For instance a Sub dural hematoma is treatable by surgery with good success but Brainstem hemorrhage may not be?
Take good care
Good Luck.
Answered: Sun, 9 Dec 2012
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