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2014-07-09 16:28:32

Device could offer hope for patients with large, wide-neck brain aneurysms previously considered untreatable CHICAGO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After Susan Wakulich was told she had an aneurysm, she figured an invasive brain surgery and lengthy recovery lay ahead of her. "I was devastated," said Wakulich, who is 56 years old and lives in Chicago's western suburbs. "I knew this was a serious diagnosis. Then I met Dr. Bernard Bendok who told me about a new trial that...

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...

2013-07-02 11:18:41

Cerebral aneurysms of all sizes—even small ones below seven millimeters—are 12 times more likely to rupture if they are growing in size, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. A cerebral aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in a weakened blood vessel in the brain. If an aneurysm ruptures, blood is leaked into or around the brain, which can cause brain damage or death. According to The Brain Aneurysm Foundation, an estimated 6...

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...

2012-02-01 12:31:45

An experimental drug, clazosentan, reduced the risk of blood vessel spasm in patients with a brain aneurysm, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2012. In patients with a subarachnoid hemorrhage, even after the burst weak spot in the vessel is closed, irritation from the initial bleeding can cause blood vessels to constrict, cutting off normal blood supply and resulting in even more brain damage. This is often called a "second...

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...

2011-09-14 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...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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