Looking for Statistic on Aneurysm Rupture Survival Rates

Tom Benzoni benzonit at GMAIL.COM
Fri Mar 31 15:36:43 UTC 2017


Mr. Latino:
She is indeed the recipient of a fortuitous alignment of planetary bodies,
the Swiss Cheese effect we all like.
http://www.bafound.org/about-brain-aneurysms/brain-aneurysm-basics/brain-aneurysm-statistics-and-facts/

You will note that a very large part of this is due to good leadership:
*The EMS crew (likely attribution bias on my part) felt their Medical
Director would, by protocol or personality, back up the by-pass decision.
This concept was pushed by Demming many years ago.

tom

On Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 6:39 AM, Bob Latino <blatino at reliability.com> wrote:

> Two weeks ago, a good friend of mine's daughter suffered the rupture of an
> aneurysm at 35 y/o.  She was nonresponsive for 12 minutes and transported
> to our local Trauma 1 hospital which was about 40 minutes.  Brain surgery
> was performed within 8 hours of arrival at the hospital to put a stent in
> place.
>
>
>
> Amazingly she 1) survived, 2) will be released from the hospital tomorrow
> and 3) has no apparent deficits at this time.  She still has to take it
> very slow (she is very fit Physical Therapist) for about 4 months and has
> residual headaches which will reportedly fade in due time.
>
>
>
> Does anyone have any stats of the survival rates of such a traumatic event
> and to survive with no apparent deficits?
>
>
>
> The family is obviously overwhelmingly grateful to God and the hospital
> staff, but I was curious as to how uncommon it is to survive an aneurysm?
>
>
>
> This is related to SIDM in a sense because the initial belief was that she
> was having a seizure (epilepsy ran in the family).  They were going to
> transport her to the local hospital which would not have been able to
> properly treat a ruptured aneurysm (and the time delay likely would have
> killed her) in a timely manner.
>
>
>
> The Emergency Crew staff recognized the acuity of her case and decided to
> transport her to the Trauma 1 center a farther distance away.  Luckily it
> was the right decision.
>
>
>
> Thanks for any feedback on this question.
>
>
>
> Bob Latino
>
>
>
> *Robert J. Latino, CEO*
>
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