si_2733It is a surgical procedure to correct an aneurysm, a weak area in the wall of a blood vessel that causes said vessel to bulge and the possibility to burst. This can cause bleeding somewhere in the area surrounding the brain (also called a subarachnoid hemorrhage) or bleeding within the brain, forming a collection of blood (hematoma). The doctor will decide how best to conduct aneurysm surgery.


There are two methods commonly used to repair an aneurysm:

  • clipajeClipping, which is done during an open craniotomy.



  • reparacion endovascularEndovascular repair, which is most often done using a “coil” or endovascular embolization; a less traumatic way to treat some aneurysms.