UC Researchers Help Confirm Value of Flow-Diverting Device for Most Challenging Brain Aneurysms

UC Researchers Help Confirm Value of Flow-Diverting Device for Most Challenging Brain Aneurysms

Media contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 [email protected] CINCINNATI—A multi-center study supports the effectiveness of the newest technology available for the treatment of difficult, life-threatening brain aneurysms. The technology, the Pipeline  embolization device, is a flow diverter that redirects blood flow away from wide-necked or giant aneurysms that cannot be treated in more conventional ways. Andrew…
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Aneurysm Survivor Amber Gray Continues Her Comeback at XU

Amber Gray, an aneurysm survivor and patient of Mario Zuccarello, MD, continues her comback at Xavier University. Read Adam Kiefaber’s article in the West Chester Buzz. Amber Gray Continues Her Comeback Publication: West Chester Buzz

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Christine’s Story: Stroke

Christine's Story: Stroke

There was a sliver of a chance, maybe, and most likely the emergency room doctor thought there was no chance at all. Christine had arrived at the community hospital comatose, brought by her parents, who had come home after working out to find her semi-conscious on the floor. A CT scan revealed severe bleeding in…
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