This surgery involves placing a tiny metal clip around the base of the aneurysm to isolate it from normal blood circulation. This decreases the pressure on the aneurysm and prevents it from rupturing.
During this procedure, a small tube is inserted into the affected artery and positioned near the aneurysm. You surgeon may place either a soft metal coils (coil embolization) or a fine mesh stent (mesh embolization) to support artery walls, open them to reduce blood flow, and make the aneurysm it less likely to rupture. These procedures are less invasive than surgery.
This procedure reroutes blood flow around a blood vessel that has been compromised by a significant aneurysm.
If you have an aneurysm with a low risk of rupture, you and your doctor may choose to closely monitor your condition and avoid the risks of surgery. Your doctor may recommend lifestyle changes, such as quitting smoking or managing high blood pressure, to keep your blood vessels as healthy as possible.