Aneurysms – know your family history

December 12, 2012

A ruptured aneurysm seems like a random unpreventable tragedy, however, there are some symptoms and risk factors you should pay attention to.

A patient learned she had an aneurysm after her mother died of a ruptured aneurysm at a young age. Vivek Deshmukh, M.D., FACS, medical director, Providence Neurointerventional Services, talks about brain aneurysms risk factors and warning signs.

Watch this KPTV interview with Dr. Deshmukh and his patient: Aneurysms – know your family history

Read the Oregonian report: The importance of family gatherings to your health 

Learn more:
KXL interview with Dr. Deshmukh: Recommendations for patients with a family history of aneurysms: