News tagged with aneurysm
A gene known to be involved in cancer and cardiovascular development may be the cause of inflammation in the most common form of aortic aneurysm and may be a key to treatment, according to research from Nationwide Children's ...
Medical research Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team of Canadian scientists and clinicians, led by Dr. Michael Hill of the Calgary Stroke Program at Foothills Medical Centre and University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI), have demonstrated that a neuroprotectant ...
Neuroscience Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
A minimally invasive procedure known as endovascular repair used for abdominal aortic aneurysms has a low rate of complications, even in high-risk patients such as those with kidney, heart or lung problems, a Mayo Clinic ...
Cardiology Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day doubles the risk of a potentially fatal brain bleed as a result of a burst aneurysm, finds research published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study raises a cautionary note about the increasing use of a minimally invasive procedure to repair ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms, according to vascular surgeon Dr. Jae Sung Cho of Loyola University Medical Center.
Surgery Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research teams from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Paris, France have discovered a gene defect linked to a cluster of systemic complications, including life-threatening thoracic aortic ...
Genetics Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Aneurysm screening for men aged over 65 is cost effective and rescreening those at highest risk, at least once, should be considered, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Cardiology Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The natural course of unruptured cerebral aneurysms varies according to their size, location, and shape, according to a study published in the June 28 issue of the New England Journal of Me ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A patient registry is proving invaluable in cataloging the clinical features, symptoms, severity, and outcomes of fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD), a non-inflammatory vascular disease that can cause narrowing of arteries in ...
Cardiology Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study of the microbiome of the human nose provides clues to the cause of a chronic sinus condition and potential strategy for a cure. Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco report their findings today ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The younger a woman is when she goes through the menopause, the greater may be her risk of having a brain (cerebral) aneurysm, suggests research published online first in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery.
Neuroscience Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound is an effective, noninvasive method for monitoring patients who undergo endovascular repair for abdominal aortic aneurysms, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology.
Other May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who are diagnosed in the emergency room with a specific type of brain bleed should be considered for immediate transfer to a hospital that treats at least 35 cases a year, according to a new scientific statement ...
Other May 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patricia Crawford had literally been tinged blue all her life because her heart couldnt pump enough oxygenated blood through her body. And that was the least of her worries.
Surgery Apr 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Approximately 6 million Americans have brain aneurysms, a condition that occurs when a weak or thin spot develops on a blood vessel in the brain causing it to balloon. Often, these do not cause symptoms and go undetected, ...
Neuroscience Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0