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Emergency surgery done for brain aneurysm but still has not woken up

My brothers 17 yr old girlfriend developed a brain anuerysm on monday from coughing. They did emergency surgery on here that same day. SHe still has not woken up. They did however pull her draining tubes on thursday. How long does it take ususally for the pt to wake up?
Asked On : Fri, 22 Apr 2011
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Radiologist, Interventional 's  Response
Hello,

She probably had the aneurysm for a long time that steadily became larger and one day burst open causing bleeding inside her brain.

The recovery after treating a ruptured aneurysm depends on the amount of bleeding that has already taken place and the patient's condition at the time of admission.

For example a patient with just headache will recover quicker that a patient in coma and unarousable.

If she was unconscious when she was admitted and had a big bleed, then the recovery can be long and can leave residual neurodeficit if the patient survives.

I hope this helps you understand.

Dr.Saurabh Joshi,
MD, FNVIR
Neuro-Vascular Inteventional Radiologist
Answered: Fri, 12 Jul 2013
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ENT Specialist Dr. Puneet Maheshwari's  Response
HELLO
WELCOME TO HELATH CARE MAGIC
IT TAKES SOME TIME TO WAKE UP
WELL MANY OTHER THINGS TO ASK FOR FROM PATIENT ATTENDANT
ANYWAZ WAIT ////EVERY THING WIL BE FINE SOON
Answered: Fri, 22 Apr 2011
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