Microvascular Clipping
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Microvascular Clipping Side Effects and Warnings

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Possible Complications

If you having this procedure, your doctor will review a list of possible complications, which may include:

  • Weakness
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Speech disturbances
  • Visual changes
  • Confusion, memory loss
  • Seizures
  • Infection
  • Reaction to anesthesia (eg, light-headedness, low blood pressure, wheezing)
  • Kidney damage
  • Blood clots (eg, stroke )
  • Ruptured aneurysm during surgery

Factors that may increase the risk of complications include:

  • Smoking
  • Obesity
  • High blood pressure

Discuss these risks with your doctor before surgery.

Call Your Doctor

After you leave the hospital, contact your doctor if any of the following occurs:

  • Any changes in physical ability—balance, strength, or movement
  • Any changes to mental status—level of consciousness, memory, thinking, or responsiveness
  • Weakness, numbness, tingling
  • Signs of infection, including fever and chills
  • Redness, swelling, increasing pain, a lot of bleeding, or any discharge from the incision site
  • Headache that does not go away
  • Changes in vision
  • Fainting
  • Pain that you cannot control with the medicines you have been given
  • Nausea and/or vomiting that you cannot control with the medicines you were given, or that continue for more than two days after leaving the hospital
  • Trouble controlling your bladder and/or bowels

Call 911 or go to the emergency room immediately if any of the following occurs:

  • Seizure
  • Shortness of breath, or chest pain
  • Loss of consciousness

If you think you have an emergency, CALL 911.

 
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