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2011-11-07 19:53:08

Preserving a lost art A microsurgical procedure that has lost some ground to advances in endovascular therapy still plays a critical role in the management of selected neurovascular disorders, according to a University Hospitals Case Medical Center neurosurgeon who performs the procedure. "Though its indications are rare, the ability to perform brain bypass correctly can make all the difference for certain patients who have complex brain aneurysms or other cerebrovascular disorders,"...

2011-11-05 01:15:59

University of British Columbia researchers have developed new technology for monitoring brain aneurysms — an approach that is potentially less invasive and more accurate than current methods, and one that is simple enough for patients to use at home for frequent monitoring. Brain aneurysms occur when the weak wall of an artery carrying blood to the brain begins to bulge and balloon out. If the artery ruptures, the hemorrhage can lead to stroke, brain damage or death. To create a plug...

2011-10-03 16:45:00

On Friday, September 23rd, the United States Senate passed a resolution declaring September National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation announced that on Friday, September 23rd, the United States Senate passed a resolution declaring September National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month. Senate Resolution 248, introduced by Senator John Kerry (D-MA) and co-sponsored by Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) and Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME) is...

2011-09-19 23:10:29

The Neurocritical Care Society is releasing a comprehensive set of guidelines this week to guide physicians and hospitals on how to optimally care for patient's ruptured brain aneurysms. One of the strongest recommendations is that all patients receive specialized care at high-volume stroke centers that treat at least 60 cases per year. Subarachnoid hemorrhage strikes without warning and results from rupture of an artery supplying the brain. Thirty percent do not survive, and half of those...

2011-09-14 14:00:00

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has launched a petition drive, asking supporters to petition Congress to put Brain Aneurysm Awareness on the map and designate September National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has launched a petition drive, asking supporters to petition congress to put Brain Aneurysm Awareness on the map and designate September National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month. The petition, designed to raise awareness...

2011-08-09 00:00:28

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual research grants. In 2011, The Foundation will award $160,000 in grants to eight 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 08, 2011 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual research grants. In 2011, The...

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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