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An aneurysm is formed when there is a weakness in the blood vessel (artery) causing a ballooning or ‘out-pouching’ that fills with blood.
A brain AVM is a tangle of abnormal and poorly developed blood vessels connecting arteries to veins.
What is the aim of this leaflet?
- To educate on the benefits and safety of exercise
- To empower to maintain a healthy level of exercise, long term.
- To encourage to stay at your normal level of day to day activity
This leaflet provides information about the role and contact details for the Brain Tumour Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS).
This is a painless test that records the function of a nerve pathway between the ear and the brain.
'Call 4 Concern' is a patient safety initiative, designed to enable patients, families or carers to call for immediate help and advice if they feel concerned that the healthcare team has not recognised a change in their or their loved one's condition.
The 8% capsaicin patch is a patch for use on your skin.
Enterobacteriaceae are bugs which can live in the gut of humans and animals
Carotid or vertebral artery stenting is an endovascular treatment which means it is performed through a blood vessel by a consultant interventional neuro-radiologist. The procedure is usually carried out under local anaesthetic.
An Epidural Injection is the name given to an injection into the epidural space.