Latest aneurysms Stories

2014-09-08 08:30:18

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. and NICE, France, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequent Medical, Inc. announced today the presentation of results from WEBCAST, a prospective study of the WEB(TM) Aneurysm Embolization System at the European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ESMINT) Congress. The study examined safety and aneurysm occlusion rates in 51 patients with complex wide neck bifurcation aneurysms treated with the WEB across 10 European centers. The study met the primary...

Fruit Lowers Risk Abdominal Aneurism
2013-08-21 14:54:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fruits can be a refreshing snack on a hot, late-summer afternoon, and a new study from Swedish researchers has found that they can also provide protection against abdominal aneurysms. An aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in a blood vessel caused by a weakening of the vein or artery wall. Aneurysms commonly occur in the brain, heart and aorta. Aneurysms grow slowly over the course of several years, often without noticeable symptoms....

2012-12-03 21:02:42

But postmarketing data raise some cautions over risks, reports neurosurgery A new technology called the Pipeline embolization device (PED) shows encouraging results in patients with certain types of difficult-to-treat brain aneurysms, reports the December issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. Data collected since the PED was approved for marketing...

2012-09-06 13:58:03

Endovascular repair has low rate of complications, even in high-risk patients A minimally invasive procedure known as endovascular repair used for abdominal aortic aneurysms has a low rate of complications, even in high-risk patients such as those with kidney, heart or lung problems, a Mayo Clinic study shows. Researchers found that even when aneurysms ruptured, endovascular repair had lower mortality rates than open-abdominal surgery, the other treatment option. The findings are being...

2011-07-29 07:17:00

Disparity Between Hospital Costs and Reimbursement Could Have Implications for Various Patient Populations and Delivery of Healthcare Services COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Study results released today at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) 8(th) Annual Meeting reveals that treatment costs for some neurovascular conditions remain higher than reimbursement in the form of Medicare payments. For many hospitals across the nation, particularly those that...

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