8/13/07 #1 - What can you tell me about venous angioma?

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    What can you tell me about venous angioma? I get headaches so they did an MRI of the brain; the results venous angioma. I have an appointment with a Neurosurgeon but not for a month. Please advise me. I would also like a recommendation for a neurosurgeon or what ever kind of specialist you could recommend. I live in Daytona Beach Florida near Orlando I am 49 years old and have Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance. I would appreciate any help I know I should be brave but I am afraid. Thank you, Paula.



    Answer:


    Dear Paula;


    I sense your fear and I am sorry for your dread. I don't know who to recommend specifically, but you should get at least one (if not 2 or more) opinions from surgeons. My guess would be that there are many neurosurgeons in the Miami area. I know of one neurosurgeon, Dr George Ibars, in the Miami area. Venous angiomas are not necessarily removed unless they press on sensitive brain structures. In fact, I've read that they should NOT be removed. But, I am not a surgeon. Hope that helps a little.

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Published On: August 13, 2007