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2013-10-30 23:04:22

Christopher S. Ogilvy, M.D. and Deidre Buckley, N.P., to Develop the Brain Aneurysm Institute Hanover, MA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Christopher S. Ogilvy, M.D, co-founder of The Brain Aneurysm Foundation, has just been appointed to the position as Director of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Brain Aneurysm Institute. Deidre A. Buckley, N.P., co-founder and current board president of The Brain Aneurysm Foundation will join Dr. Ogilvy at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In...

2013-10-19 23:04:12

The Nashville-based vein center says that vein disease can affect anyone at any time, but that there are some risk factors that increase the incidence of this condition. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center has produced an article describing the risk factors for vein disease. The Nashville-based vein center says that vein disease can affect anyone at any time, but that there are some risk factors that increase the incidence of this condition. They...

2013-10-04 10:12:02

Several newly identified markers could provide valuable insight to predict the risk of rupture abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), according to new research published in the October issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Imaging with positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) has shown that dense white blood cells in the outermost connective tissue in the vascular wall, increased C-reactive protein and a loss of smooth muscle cells in the middle layer of the vascular wall are...

2013-10-02 10:57:22

Also new papers on gene effects on aneurysm size, outcomes after surgery for chiari malformation A telestroke service increases the rate of effective tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) therapy for patients with acute ischemic stroke treated at community hospitals, according to a report in the October issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological SurgeonsCongress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of...

2013-09-17 23:04:47

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Analysis of the US Neurovascular Intervention Market. London (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Large Opportunities in Expanding Treatment Options and New Technologies This research service considers products and companies in the neurovascular intervention market in the United States. This market expects to witness many technology advancements in the next decade. A thorough analysis of revenue forecasts, unit forecasts, technological...

2013-09-16 23:25:15

Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) share a patient’s tale of surviving an aneurysm, the common side effect of depression, and a new support group for aneurysm survivors starting this . Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 ANS recently performed a coiling procedure on patient Louise Theall that helped save her life from a ruptured brain aneurysm. Louise Theall’s symptoms prior to the aneurysm were a headache, dizziness, and vomiting. After collapsing at work, she was rushed...

2013-09-10 11:03:53

Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) is one of the most devastating cerebrovascular catastrophes causing death in 40 to 50% of the cases. The most common cause of SAH is a rupture of an intracranial aneurysm. If the aneurysm is found, it can be treated before the possible rupture. However, some intracranial aneurysms will never rupture – the problem is that the doctors don't know which aneurysms will and which will not. So, they don't know which patients should be treated and who can safely be...

2013-09-09 23:21:48

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Launches “Pay it Forward by Playing it Forward” Campaign Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Every year, 30,000 people in the United States will suffer from a ruptured brain aneurysm. 40% of these individuals will die. Those that survive often face significant challenges, greatly impacting their lives and the lives of their families. In 2011, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution filed by then U.S. Senator John Kerry and co-sponsored by U.S. Senators...

2013-08-30 23:29:13

Siragusa Vein and Vascular launches new health campaign via social media to educate public about the causes of arterial disease. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center in Nashville, TN has published a new article on their website describing the causes of arterial disease and peripheral arterial disease. According to the vein center, peripheral arterial disease can result in limited mobility, impaired wound healing, infection, and limb loss if left...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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