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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...

2012-10-20 04:02:47

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced a medical education lecture focused on the importance of early detection and treatment options of brain aneurysms. The lecture, which will be CME/CEU accredited, will be delivered at the PRI-MED conference in Boston, Ma on November 15, 2012 targeting primary care professionals and nurses. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) October 19, 2012 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation, the nation´s only non-profit organization solely dedicated to providing critical...

2012-10-09 20:21:39

A team of Canadian scientists and clinicians, led by Dr. Michael Hill of the Calgary Stroke Program at Foothills Medical Centre and University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI), have demonstrated that a neuroprotectant drug, developed by Dr. Michael Tymianski at the Krembil Neuroscience Centre, located at the Toronto Western Hospital, protects the human brain against the damaging effects of stroke. The study, "Safety and efficacy of NA-1 for neuroprotection in iatrogenic stroke...

2012-09-18 06:28:49

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequent Medical, Inc. announced today the award by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office of Patent No. 8,261,648, entitled "Braiding Mechanism and Method of Use." The company has developed proprietary MicroBraid(TM) technology to create the WEB(®) Aneurysm Embolization System. MicroBraid technology allows the fabrication of fine wire braided devices, such as the WEB, that optimize key properties of porosity, radial compliance, and...

2012-07-26 10:26:21

Results Announced at Society of Neurointerventional Surgery (SNIS) 9th Annual Meeting SAN DIEGO, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A correlation between brain aneurysms, bulges or balloons in vessel walls, and early onset menopause has been identified, according to recent study results presented at the SNIS 9(th) Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, thereby suggesting that the premature loss of estrogen could be a risk factor for aneurysm formation and development. As it is...

2012-07-25 10:23:43

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nfocus Neuromedical, Inc., an innovative medical device company with a focus on the next generation treatment for brain aneurysms, announced today positive data from an ongoing clinical study of the company's Luna(TM) Aneurysm Embolization System (AES). Michel Piotin, MD, PhD, of the Foundation Rothschild, Paris, presented the data today at the Society for Neurointerventional Surgery (SNIS) Annual Meeting in San Diego, Ca. According to the...

2012-07-09 16:28:35

Systemic complications include life-threatening thoracic aortic disease Research teams from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Paris, France have discovered a gene defect linked to a cluster of systemic complications, including life-threatening thoracic aortic disease and intracranial aneurysms. The new syndrome is similar, but distinct from known syndromes such as Marfan and Loeys-Dietz syndrome. Genome-wide analysis of two unrelated families, one...

2012-07-02 06:24:42

TUSTIN, Calif., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroVention, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Terumo Corporation, today announced that enrollment has begun in the Hydrogel Endovascular Aneurysm Treatment (HEAT) clinical trial, a study of the use of coiling technologies to treat intracranial aneurysms. This prospective, randomized, international multicenter trial is designed to compare clinical outcomes in patients treated with the new generation of the MicroVention hydrogel coils to those...

2012-06-15 02:25:13

SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When Maria Ross' husband found his healthy and active wife unconscious on the bathroom floor, the pair had no idea they would embark on a journey into the world of brain injury, learning more about how trauma affects the brain - and your identity - than they ever cared to know. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120615/CG25368) Ross, an entrepreneurial branding consultant, speaker and writer, nearly died in 2008 at age 35 when an...

2012-05-17 02:24:52

U-M neurosurgeon co-authors new national guidelines for treatment of subarachnoid hemorrhage, a type of "bleeding stroke" ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People with bleeding brain aneurysms have the best chance of survival and full recovery if they receive aggressive emergency treatment from a specialized team at a hospital that treats a large number of patients like them every year, according to new guidelines just published by the American Stroke...