A ruptured brain aneurysm can be deadly, but most people don’t realize they have a brain aneurysm until it’s too late. That’s because unruptured brain aneurysms rarely cause symptoms. Fortunately, some warning signs can signal when you should seek care. Duke Health neurosurgeon Andrew B. Cutler, MD, a specialist in identifying and treating brain aneurysms, explains what they are and when you should see a doctor.
Duke High-Risk Pregnancy Experts Help Heart Transplant Recipient Have a Safe Pregnancy and Healthy Baby
Brianna Ellington had a stroke on her 18th birthday, only months after the birth of her second child. Three months later she had a heart transplant at Duke University Hospital. When she discovered she was pregnant with her third child, Ellington turned to the high-risk pregnancy experts at Duke Health for help. They worked with Ellington throughout her pregnancy to ensure she and her baby were safe. “They were there for every move,” Ellington said. “They made me feel confident in myself.”