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2014-06-16 12:29:56

After father dies from massive brain hemorrhage, his 11 children get MRIs which detect brain aneurysms in five siblings, leading to life saving surgeries CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In many ways, Rosemary McNulty and her eight sisters and two brothers are just like every other large Irish family. As kids, family photos were taken on staircases and everyone crammed into one car for family trips, where the boys would dare their father to drive faster through the...

One-third Of All Brain Aneurysms Rupture Regardless Of Size
2014-05-23 03:40:36

[ Watch The Video: Microneurosurgical Clipping Of An Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysm ] University of Helsinki The lifetime risk for rupture of a brain aneurysm depends heavily on the patient's overall load of risk factors. However, a recent study by researchers from the University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Central Hospital demonstrated that the size of an aneurysm has no great significance on the risk of rupture. This is a unique study in that it monitored aneurysm...

2014-05-06 23:09:19

On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, representatives from the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, survivors and family members from fifteen states across the country will head to Capitol Hill in an effort to educate legislators about brain aneurysms and gain support for a resolution to recognize September as Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, representatives from the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, survivors and family members from fifteen states across the...

2014-04-24 16:29:23

MINNEAPOLIS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consulting Radiologists, Ltd.'s Interventional Neuroradiology (NIR) team at Abbott Northwestern Hospital's Neuroscience Institute reached a new milestone on Tuesday, April 15. The doctors treated their 2,000th brain aneurysm since the program started at the hospital in the mid 1990s. The current team consists of three Consulting Radiologists, Ltd. (CRL) doctors: Dr. Benjamin Crandall, Dr. Josser Delgado, and Dr. Yasha Kadkhodayan. For...

2014-04-23 09:35:06

Patients with arteriovenous malformations (abnormal connection between arteries and veins) in the brain that have not ruptured had a lower risk of stroke or death for up to 12 years if they received conservative management of the condition compared to an interventional treatment, according to a study in the April 23/30 issue of JAMA, a neurology theme issue. Interventional treatment for brain arteriovenous malformations (bAVMs) with procedures such as neurosurgical excision, endovascular...

2014-04-08 08:31:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequent Medical, Inc. announced today that it has closed a $20.0 million Series D venture capital financing, led by existing investor Delphi Ventures. All of Sequent's other existing investors participated in the financing, Domain Associates, US Venture Partners, and Versant Ventures. "We appreciate the continued support from our investor consortium as we continue to build Sequent into a leading neurovascular franchise," said Tom...

2014-02-26 16:28:38

DUBLIN, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dkhtfs/neurology_devices) has announced the addition of the "Neurology Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dkhtfs/neurology_devices ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Increased sophistication and...

2014-02-20 23:21:58

The Resolution was Introduced to Raise Awareness About Brain Aneurysms Hanover, MA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 On February 11, 2014, Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) introduced Senate Resolution 353 designating September 2014 as “National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month”. The resolution was introduced to raise awareness about brain aneurysms, educate the public about the importance of early detection, and highlight the need for further research regarding this serious illness. The...

2014-02-05 23:22:16

Created in Partnership with The Neurosurgical Atlas by Aaron Cohen-Gadol, M.D. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Celebrating its 20th anniversary, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the release of its new mobile application “Brain Aneurysm” for use on Apple and Android devices. The free app, now available for download on iTunes and Google Play, is designed to provide the general public with useful information about brain aneurysms, whenever and wherever they may need it....

2014-01-31 23:32:38

Local neurosurgical practice in Morristown, NJ saves police officer who suffered a severe stroke from a blood clot in his brain stem Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Ronald Benitez, MD of Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) recently received a “Life Saving Award” from PBA Local 155 for saving Ramsey Police Officer Rich Falotico from a life-threatening stroke. The award ceremony took place at the Ramsey Country Club in late December. “The most rewarding part of my job is...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.