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Temecula Valley Hospital treats 1st brain aneurysm patient

 

Last updated 10/19/2018 at 4:50am

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Temecula Valley hospital's recent expansion includes a new neuro biplane room to provide advanced neuroscience treatments.

TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Hospital has successfully treated the first brain aneurysm patient in their new facility. It is a first for the hospital and for southwest Riverside County, according to the hospital. A brain aneurysm is a weak spot in one of the brain's arteries that flowing blood causes to balloon out, forming either a small pouch on one side of the artery wall or causes the artery to bulge out. The aneurysm was treated using endovascular coiling, in which wire coils are inserted into the artery of the brain at the aneurysm. The wire coils up inside the aneurysm disrupts the...



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