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2013-03-08 23:01:47

Lee Tessler, M.D., F.A.A.N.S, F.A.C.S., Executive Director and Co-Surgical Director of the Long Island Brain Tumor Center at Neurological Surgery, P.C. (NSPC), will receive the Community Service Award at the Aleh Foundation Awards Dinner. The dinner will be held the evening of May 8, 2013, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Park Place, Manhattan. Rockville Centre, New York (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Lee Tessler, M.D., F.A.A.N.S, F.A.C.S., Executive Director and Co-Surgical Director of...

2013-02-20 23:03:18

Awake craniotomy — a procedure in which the patient remains awake during brain tumor surgery in order to determine if the operation will touch on any areas that affect such abilities as speech, movement and vision — can now be done on many patients whose tumors were previously thought inoperable, or for whom surgery would have been very risky, due to the tumors´ location. This good news is due to new neuronavigation, neurosurgical, microneurosurgical and functional brain...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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