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Cerebral Aneurysm

The most common cause of a subarachnoid hemorrhage is the cerebral aneurysm.  These can occur along any point of a cerebral artery but there are a number of locations that are most frequent and usually at a branch point.  These include the anterior communicating artery, internal carotid/middle cerebral arteries, posterior communicating artery, posterior cerebral…(Read More)

Acoustic Neuroma

An acoustic neuroma is typically a noncancerous growth on the vestibulocochlear nerve. This is the cranial nerve that connects your inner ear to your brain and is responsible for hearing and balance.  If surgical removal of the tumor is indicated, the goal is to preserve the vestibuloocular nerve and the neural structures that receive its…(Read More)

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