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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...

2013-09-16 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...

2013-09-11 07:57:10

Asian/Pacific Islander patients were more likely and Hispanic patients less likely to die of a subarachnoid hemorrhage Race or ethnicity can be a significant clue in the United States as to who will survive a kind of stroke known as a subarachnoid hemorrhage and who will be discharged to institutional care, a new study has found. Compared to Caucasians, Asian/Pacific Islander patients were more likely and Hispanic patients less likely to die of a subarachnoid hemorrhage, or SAH, while...

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 23:19:21

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual research grants. This 2013, The Foundation will award over $200,000 in grants to ten individuals conducting scientific research directed at early detection, improved treatment modalities, and technological advances that will ultimately improve outcomes for patients with brain aneurysms. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual research grants. This...

2013-08-06 23:22:15

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is looking for runners to compete in the 38th Marine Corps Marathon as part of TeamCindy, a group of athletes dedicated to raising funds and awareness to support brain aneurysm research. Deadline to register is Tuesday, August 6, 2013. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is looking for runners to compete in the 38th Marine Corps Marathon as part of TeamCindy, a group of athletes dedicated to raising funds and awareness to support...

2013-07-30 08:33:35

Launch Announced at Society of Neurointerventional Surgery (SNIS) 10(th) Annual Meeting MIAMI, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Neurointerventional Surgery (SNIS) will host a new national registry, entitled the Neurovascular Quality Initiative (NVQI), which will make it possible to measure performance and outcome data across a spectrum of neurovascular conditions, to include stroke and aneurysms. The registry, announced at the SNIS 10(th) Annual Meeting in...

2013-07-23 12:37:22

Researchers from Durham University and Kings College London (United Kingdom) and the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany) found that patients who have suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) may not recover psychosocially as well as expected if their significant other is excessively fearful about the possibility of SAH recurrence. The researchers' findings are discussed in "Family and friends' fears of recurrence: impact on the patient's recovery after subarachnoid...

2013-07-22 12:26:01

TUSTIN, Calif., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroVention, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Terumo Corporation, announced earlier last week that they successfully completed their first enrollment in a multi-center, prospective, pivotal U.S. clinical trial to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of its FRED(TM) flow diversion system (FRED(TM)-Flow Re-Direction Endoluminal Device) for treating intracranial aneurysms. Intracranial aneurysms are an abnormal, outward bulging of an artery...