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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...

2011-07-27 13:30:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Neurovascular, a division of Stryker Corporation, today announced the results of its Matrix and Platinum Science (MAPS) Trial during the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) 8th Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs. The MAPS Trial establishes a new standard for the measurement of aneurysm treatment success, target aneurysm recurrence rate (TAR)*, and proves that coiling is an excellent treatment for both ruptured and...

2011-07-26 21:08:30

Stent makes 'coiling' surgery more promising option The addition of a simple stent can help prevent potentially lethal blood vessel bulges in the brain from recurring after they are repaired in a minimally invasive "coiling" procedure, according to new research by Johns Hopkins physicians. A report on the research, published in the July Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery, could make coiling a more viable option for the 30,000 people diagnosed with brain aneurysms each year in the United...

2011-07-18 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc., a Los Angeles-based medical device company, today announced the formation of a majority owned subsidiary, NSVascular, Inc. and the signing of an exclusive license with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) covering its medical applications of Thin-Film Nitinol (TFN) technology. Nitinol is a superelastic nickel and titanium alloy with unique properties that allow deformation and subsequent full recovery of the original...

2011-06-15 00:00:28

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker files resolution marking September as Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month in the state of Wisconsin at the recommendation of Brenda Schmittinger, a local survivor. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 On April 15, 2011 the Wisconsin State Legislature passed a resolution declaring September 2011 to be Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month. The resolution is designed to raise awareness of the dangers of brain aneurysms and increase public awareness of the symptoms and...

2011-05-31 09:00:00

TUSTIN, Calif., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroVention-Terumo, Inc., a leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing interventional neurovascular devices, announced today the final 18-month follow-up data in a landmark international study. The HydroCoil® Endovascular Aneurysm Occlusion and Packing Study (HELPS) published in The Lancet, showed that the HydroCoil Embolic System for treating cerebral aneurysms reduced recurrence and retreatment rates and provided...

2011-05-11 14:48:00

SAN DIEGO, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Valor Medical announced today that it has received CE Mark approval for Neucrylate AN for treating cerebral aneurysms. Neucrylate AN is a liquid embolic device that is injected through a microinfusion catheter into the aneurysm. When Neucrylate AN comes in contact with the blood in the aneurysm it immediately changes from a liquid into a porous, elastic, sponge like material. Unlike conventional micro-coils used for treating cerebral aneurysms...


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