Latest Cerebral aneurysm Stories

2011-05-06 07:29:24

Drinking coffee, having sex and even blowing your nose could all temporarily raise your risk of rupturing a brain aneurysm and suffering a stroke, according to a new study.

2011-05-06 06:40:00

Can drinking coffee kill you? How about strenuous exercise or blowing your nose? These and other seemingly benign activities that we engage in everyday may just trigger a specific kind of stroke after raising your blood pressure.

2011-05-05 14:21:52

Women who develop cerebral aneurysms are less likely to have taken the oral contraceptive pill or hormone replacement therapy.

2011-05-05 11:23:00

Study Highlights: - Drinking coffee and having sex are among eight "triggers" that appear to temporarily raise the risk of rupturing a brain aneurysm and suffering a stroke. - Other triggers include exercising vigorously, drinking cola, blowing your nose, straining to defecate, being suddenly startled or angry. - All triggers may result in a temporary increase in blood pressure DALLAS, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From drinking coffee to having sex to blowing your nose, you could...

2011-04-16 00:40:04

On the cover of a recent edition of Neurosurgery, the highest circulation medical journal in the field, readers saw an artist's intricate depiction of the high-flow brain bypass technique developed by SLU professor of neurosurgery, Saleem Abdulrauf, M.D.

2011-04-13 15:05:00

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2011-04-06 12:25:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new device that provides neurointerventional surgeons with another tool to treat brain aneurysms without performing open surgery.

2011-04-05 12:04:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroVasx announced today that the FDA has approved the cPAX Aneurysm Treatment System as a Humanitarian Use Device (HDE) for the treatment of large, giant and wide-neck cerebral aneurysms, which are typically the most difficult to treat.

2011-03-31 08:51:49

From the invention of angioplasty and the catheter-delivered stent, which were both first used to treat peripheral arterial disease in the legs, to drug-coated stents, balloon angioplasty, ozone generators and radiofrequency ablation and clot-removing devices of today – interventional radiologists have continued to shape and change the medical landscape and improve patient care.

2011-03-10 14:40:00

Option for those at greater risk for stroke during standard bypass surgery SILVER SPRING, Md., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

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