Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of cerebral aneurysms?

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: David S Liebeskind, MD, FAAN, FAHA, FANA; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Restrict possible surgical candidates to taking nothing by mouth (NPO).

Employ nasogastric feedings for individuals with a decreased level of consciousness.

Recommend a soft, high-fiber diet to alert patients; patients should avoid caffeine.


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