aneurysm

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Related to berry aneurysm: circle of Willis, saccular aneurysm
  • noun

Synonyms for aneurysm

a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall

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About one in 100 of us will have a Berry aneurysm and live a normal life unaffected by its presence.
VALENCIA - An autopsy on a woman who died after riding the Goliath roller coaster at Magic Mountain showed bleeding around the brain stem and a ruptured berry aneurysm of the cerebral artery, officials said Sunday.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) typically results from the rupture of a berry aneurysm or arteriovenous malformation (AVM) in the brain.
She died from a berry aneurysm, caused by a rupture in an artery junction.
Inncardio's lead development product is being investigated for use as a post-stroke therapy that has a novel delivery profile and is targeted to reduce the incidence and severity of ischemic deficits in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage from rupture intracranial berry aneurysm.