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New treatment option for ruptured brain aneurysms

Researchers in Finland have identified an effective new treatment option for patients who have suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm, a potentially life-threatening event. Results of the new study on stent-assisted coil embolization ...

Medical research

Clearing the way for detecting pulmonary embolism

When it comes to diagnosing pulmonary embolism—a sudden blockage in the lung artery that could be deadly if not treated—which technique is the most effective? Research published in the December issue of The Journal of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The Medical Minute: Pipes in the brain as treatment for aneurysms

Brain aneurysms are balloon-like out-pouchings that can develop off of brain arteries. Like balloons, these out-pouchings can burst causing a devastating type of stroke as blood leaks in and around the brain. Many years ago ...

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