We report on a patient who, after a symptom-free interval, developed severe vision impairment and whose MR imaging demonstrated extensive edema in the central nervous tissue neighboring the treated aneurysm. To our knowledge, this is an unreported complication of endovascular treatment of aneurysms.
Background. Many insurance companies require obese patients to lose weight prior to gastric bypass. From a previous study by the same authors, preoperative weight at surgery is strongly predictive of weight loss up to one year after surgery. This review aims to determine whether preoperative weight loss is also correlated with weight loss up to one year… (More)