HELP! Brain Aneurisms & Treatment

Jonathan Shestack shestak at primenet.com
Mon Jul 22 01:16:03 EST 1996


Dear Moni:
I hope your mother is under close supervision by an excellent neurologist.
You should hopefully be having these neurological symptoms monitored by
angiogram or other imaging techniques, to see what is going on and then
your doctor can advvise about medication and treatment. Good luck.
                                                   -Portia

In article <ilikeit-1907960952540001 at port38.jxn.netdoor.com>,
ilikeit at netdoor.com (monica harrion) wrote:

> Is there anyone out there who knows any information on Brain Aneurisms
> and treatment after surgery?
> 
> My mother suffered a brain aneurism 3 years ago. The doctors didn¹t
> discovered she had one until 4 to 5 days after she suffered the
> dramatic attack.  She had neurosurgery to clamp the blood vessel
> in her brain. At first, she was mentally incompetent (jittery, parinoid,
> loss of short term memory,forgetful) to function normally before.
> She got better after she got off Nimotop and Dilatin. 
> 
> After 1 year from her surgery, she got a part-time job but after 6 months
> she quit. She hasn¹t worked in 2 years. It seems as if she was improving
> until these last few weeks her memory is slipping away. She is slowing
> losing her short term memory again, reconstructing false memories, and
> sometimes remembering what she wants to remember.
> 
> So what I¹m asking is what can I do to help her improve her memory,
> especially her short term memory? Are any drugs or doctors or medical
> journals or anything that can me and my family to understand this
> crisis. If there are any rehab services available, please let me know.
> 
> Thanks a bunch!
> 
> Moni Harrion



More information about the Neur-sci mailing list