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2013-07-17 23:20:11

Over 2000 patients have been treated with innovative 14 French Endovascular Aortic Repair (EVAR) device. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 TriVascular, Inc. announced today the initiation of a U.S. Post-Approval Study (PAS) of the Ovation Prime Abdominal Stent Graft System for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). The study’s national principal investigator will be Dr. Syed Hussain, Director of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at OSF/HeartCare MidWest and Assistant...

2013-07-05 23:00:09

Allegheny General Hospital In Pittsburgh, PA, has been awarded a two-year grant of $423,852 from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to fund a first-of-its-kind study that will attempt to determine how brain blood vessel tissue becomes vulnerable to aneurysm development and if there is a link between blood flow and vessel wall structure and strength. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 06, 2013 Khaled Aziz, MD, Director of the Center for Complex Intracranial Surgery at Allegheny General...

2013-07-02 11:18:41

Cerebral aneurysms of all sizes—even small ones below seven millimeters—are 12 times more likely to rupture if they are growing in size, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. A cerebral aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in a weakened blood vessel in the brain. If an aneurysm ruptures, blood is leaked into or around the brain, which can cause brain damage or death. According to The Brain Aneurysm Foundation, an estimated 6...

2013-06-04 23:28:51

Monograph Publishing: A flashing sword slashes painfully through the left temple of author Janet Bettag, and within moments, there is only darkness. In her new book, “Normal,” Bettag tells the frightening and often humorous true story of her survival and recovery from a life-threatening, ruptured cerebral aneurysm. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 “Normal” poignantly and humorously addresses the struggles this author encounters as she tries to return to a...

2013-05-16 23:22:13

Organization and Supporters to Encourage Legislators to Support Funding for Brain Aneurysm Research and the Importance of Early Detection Screening. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 According to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, it is estimated that more than 6 million people in the United States have an unruptured brain aneurysm. Although all aneurysms do not rupture during the course of a person´s lifetime, more than 30,000 people will be affected by a ruptured brain aneurysm this year....


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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