Operation for aneurysm yields nearly normal longevity
... who underwent operations for abdominal aortic aneurysm
in Sweden between 1987 and 2005.
The study ... be due to the circumstance that women with aortic aneurysm
often also have more pronounced atherosclerosis. ... who undergo operations for abdominal aortic aneurysm
can look forward to nearly normal longevity," ...
Fewer Dying Now From Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
... aortic aneurysms.
An abdominal aortic aneurysm
is a bulge in the aorta (the main artery leading ... for patients who had emergency repair of a burst aneurysm
was 87 percent, with patients living an average ... Vascular Surgery has more about abdominal aortic aneurysm
-- Robert ...
Arizona Heart Institute Enrolls First Patient in Anaconda(TM) Investigational Study for the Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
... minimally invasive treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysm
Leading the study efforts in the ... open surgical repair of a ruptured aortic aneurysm
carries a 25 to 50 percent risk of death; ... patients with a family history of aortic aneurysm
or other connective tissue disorders should ...
Cardiatis Multilayer Aneurysm Repair System, MARS, Receives CE Mark Approval for Treating Peripheral Aneurysms
... Cardiatis SA, today announced that its Multilayer aneurysm
Repair System (MARS) has received CE Mark ... for the commercial sale of its Multilayer aneurysm
The Multilayer aneurysm
Repair System (MARS) is based on non-invasive ...
Minimally invasive stroke treatment produces better patient outcomes than surgical operation
... coil treatments for those with a ruptured brain aneurysm
have proved to be a more effective technique than ... that involves placing a small catheter into the aneurysm
and filling it with platinum coils. The catheter ... for additional follow-up procedures to treat new aneurysm
growth," Maud said. "However, a new generation of ...
Too Few Screened for Abdominal Aneurysm, Study Says
... Few people who are at risk of an abdominal aortic aneurysm
are getting preventive screenings, a new study has found.
An abdominal aortic aneurysm
is a weak area in the main blood vessel that ... identified as being at risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm
had received the proper screening. The findings ...
NeuroVasx Receives CE Mark for cPAX Aneurysm Treatment System
... today that it has received CE Mark for the cPAX aneurysm
Treatment System. The cPAX System is a minimally ... designed to achieve more complete filling of the aneurysm
using fewer devices and provide the physician the ...
About Cerebral Aneurysms
A cerebral aneurysm
is an abnormal bulge or sac in the wall of an ...
Less Invasive Interventional Treatment Can Be Recommended as First-Line Treatment for 'Silent Killer,' Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
... bulges, balloon-like, into an aneurysm. If the aneurysm
grows large enough, there is a danger that it ... in death. These deaths can be avoided if an aneurysm
is detected and treated before it ruptures. AAA ... the catheter. The stent graft is advanced to the aneurysm
and then opened, creating new walls in the blood ...
Aneurysms in 2nd Generation May Not Come Early
... uncles or aunts have had a ruptured brain aneurysm
are at increased risk for the deadly condition, but there's no evidence that aneurysm
ruptures would occur at an earlier age in the ... contradicts previous studies that concluded that aneurysm
rupture occurs as much as 20 years earlier in the ...
New Brain Hemorrhage Guidelines Stress Quick Action
... brain tissue. Most SAHs are caused by a ruptured aneurysm
(a small, ballooned-out area of a blood vessel). ... guidelines released Jan. 22:
Early definitive aneurysm
treatment is indicated for most patients and can ... stages.
Endovascular coiling (treatment of the aneurysm
through a catheter) can be beneficial in certain ...
Smokers with stroke in the family 6 times more likely to have stroke too
... are smokers and have a family history of brain aneurysm
appear to be significantly more likely to suffer a stroke from a brain aneurysm
themselves. The research is published in the ... at 339 people who suffered a stroke from a brain aneurysm
and 1,016 people who had not had a stroke due to ...
Routine testing after aneurysm coiling carries low risk
... a routine test that determines whether a brain aneurysm
treated with endovascular coiling has started to ... endovascular treatment of aneurysms."
A brain aneurysm
is a balloon-like bulge or weakening of an arterial wall. If the walls of an aneurysm
become too thin, it can rupture, often causing ...
The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Announces 2008 Research Grant Recipients
... all three recipients at our second annual
Grant Program," said Christine Buckley LeBlanc, Executive
Director of The Brain aneurysm
Foundation. "With one in fifty people
affected by ... it has been in contact with blood after aneurysm
Dr. Satoshi Tateshima will study how ...
Brain surgery is getting easier on patients
... Duckworth recently performed a less-invasive aneurysm
repair on David Shoblaske of Riverside, Ill. An aneurysm
is a bulge in a blood vessel. Shoblaske's aneurysm
was in the right side of his brain. It was ...
2nd Option Improves Abdominal Aorta Repair Outcomes
... procedure called endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm
repair was introduced in 1994. A mesh stent is ... and 16 who had endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm
repair, which was introduced at the Medical ... implementation of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm
repair is able to reduce the overall mortality in ...
Black Men Less Likely to Choose Elective Stomach Aorta Surgery
... come to this conclusion.
An abdominal aortic aneurysm
occurs when there's a ballooning or swelling in a ... appear, while urgent surgery is done when an aneurysm
ruptures, leaks, expands rapidly, or symptoms ... is that the racial disparity in abdominal aortic aneurysm
repair rate is not simply because of differences ...
MRI better than MDCT in detecting endoleaks, study says
... represents a complication of endovascular aortic aneurysm
repair and is characterized by blood flow outside the stent-graft lumen but within the aneurysm
sac, said Rolf Wyttenbach, MD, lead author of the ... modality to follow-up patients after endovascular aneurysm
repair, said Dr. Wyttenbach.
Smokers at Increased Risk of Aneurysm Recurrence
... March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers with a brain aneurysm
who are treated with coil embolization are more ... according to a U.S. study.
If a brain aneurysm
bursts, the bleeding vessel causes a stroke.
... this treatment were at increased risk for aneurysm
recanalization (re-opening). The amount of ...
Revolutionary New Technique Uses Onyx to Fill Hard-To-Treat Aneurysms
... struggled with
double vision because of a large aneurysm
in her brain compressing a nerve
that controls ... feeling like she
had a new lease on life.
is a pocket formed on a weakened vessel wall, ... brain. At
that time, the MRI scans showed a small aneurysm
and the doctors said they
would watch it. ...
Smokers treated for brain aneurysm with coils at higher risk of recurrence
... no study documenting a correlation between aneurysm
recanalization and a history of cigarette ... institution in 2003 for treatment of a cerebral aneurysm
by coil embolization or coiling.
In coiling, ... But there was no significant indication that aneurysm
location and size, type of coil and packing ...
Nfocus Neuromedical Announces Acquisition of StarFire Medical
... StarFire IP is
focused on advanced intracranial aneurysm
treatment devices that are in
... existing FDA-cleared devices and advanced aneurysm
technology fits perfectly with the Nfocus ... event most
frequently brought on by a rupturing aneurysm
or other vascular
malformation. In many cases, ...
Heart Hospital of Austin's Expansion Increases Patient Capacity by 30 Percent
... through a taped
endovascular (minimally invasive) aneurysm
repair for an Abdominal Aortic
... high-risk procedures such as an endovascular aneurysm
repair for an abdominal aortic aneurysm
(AAA). -- Room allows for an endovascular, less ...
UC study: New devices less effective in thwarting brain aneurysm recurrence
... of 100 patients suffering from a ruptured brain aneurysm
has found that expensive new coiling devices are ... Ringer, MD, evaluated the risk of intracranial aneurysm
recurrence after endovascular treatment with each ... this week in New Orleans.
An intracranial aneurysm
is a balloon-like bulge or blister on an artery ...
Jefferson neurosurgeons using new liquid treatment for wide-neck brain aneurysm
... aneurysms, which have a wide opening where the aneurysm
arises from the artery or blood vessel. A brain aneurysm
is a weakness in a major blood vessel that causes ... abnormality puts an individual at risk should the aneurysm
break open and bleed.
A wide-neck ...
Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms in women may save lives
... are also at high risk for an abdominal aortic aneurysm
(AAA) -- supporting the notion that they should ... than four times as likely to have this type of aneurysm
than women younger than 65, and that risk grew by ... in the study were screened through the Stroke and aneurysm
Vascular Evaluation (SAVE) Program, which is ...
Brain MRIs Find Hidden Neurological Problems
... people -- 1.8 percent -- were found to have an aneurysm
in the brain. An aneurysm
is a defect in the blood vessel wall that can ... such a high frequency of other findings such as aneurysm
and meningiomas, as previous studies reported ...
A new key to detecting deadly aortic aneurysms
... blood test that may accurately detect thoracic aneurysm
disease (TAA), which gives little warning and is ... advance detection key to treatment. Once the aneurysm
ruptures, a person can go into shock and die from ... test capable of detecting individuals at risk for aneurysm
disease would represent a major advance in ...
BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive Hits 500,000 Procedure Milestone Worldwide, Company Data Indicates
... undergoing a variety of cardiac procedures including valve replacements, aneurysm
repair, and aortic dissection repair. I find that BioGlue is safe, easy ... bleeding, has allowed me to change the way I perform many of my aortic aneurysm
A two-component adhesive, BioGlue creates a flexible, ...
Society of Interventional Radiology Hosts 34th Annual Scientific Meeting
... until Tuesday, March 10, 2009, 9 a.m. Eastern)
Abdominal Aortic aneurysm
Recommending Treatment for "Silent Killer"
Abdominal aortic ... heart. The durability and effectiveness of minimally invasive endovascular aneurysm
repair--over an eight-year period and with nearly 500 patients--will be ...
Family History of Aneurism Raises Stroke Risk for Smokers
... brain aneurism are at extreme risk of suffering a stroke from a ruptured aneurysm
themselves, a new study shows.
The study, backed by the U.S. National ...
Researchers studied 339 people who suffered a stroke from a brain aneurysm
and 1,016 people who had not had a stroke caused by an aneurysm. Smokers ...
Cardica Announces Publication of Case Report in the Journal of Neurosurgery Featuring Use of C-Port(R) System in Brain Arterial Bypass
... Dacey, Jr., Successfully Uses C-Port System to Bypass Cerebral aneurysm
in Patient with Brain Injury -
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 10 ... aneurysm. Using the C-Port system, the
neurosurgeons bypassed the aneurysm
using a saphenous vein graft extending
from the extracranial common ...
Brain Aneurysm Rupture Risk Tied to Location, Size
THURSDAY, Sept. 25 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of a brain aneurysm
rupturing over time depends on the location and size of the aneurysm, ... year, according to the Mayo Clinic.
The Brain aneurysm
Foundation has more about treatment options for brain aneurysms . ...
Mayor Issues Million Resident Challenge To Educate Central Florida About Blood Pressure
... every day --
putting people at increased risk for Stroke, Heart Attack, aneurysm
other medical catastrophe. It is a dangerous health condition, but ... can cause many problems including heart attack,
stroke, kidney disease, aneurysm
and heart failure. Bringing blood pressure
back to normal range can ...
NYC first: Complex aneurysm treated using new fenestrated endograft stent
... CT scan of the patient.
Approximately 10 percent of abdominal aortic aneurysm
patients have an affected area close to branching arteries for the ... by a vascular surgeon for the condition. Risk for abdominal aortic aneurysm
increases with age, with an estimated 5 percent of men age 60 and older ...
Carnegie Mellon researchers improve assessments of aortic aneurysms
... wall, and how such stress is associated with the remodeling of the aneurysm
over time, we have a better chance of focusing in on patients with the ... rupture of aneurysms," said Finol, who recently co-authored papers on aneurysm
modeling in the journals Computers and Structures, and Computer Methods in ...
Women, Mexican-Americans at higher risk of ruptured brain aneurysm
... intracerebral hemorrhage or ICH, which can also result from a ruptured aneurysm
or a misformed blood vessel called an arteriovenous malformation.
Both ... a neurosurgeon or interventional radiologist can close off the ruptured aneurysm
and stop the bleeding.
National Quality Forum Endorses Consensus Standards for Quality of Hospital Care
... mortality ratio
Surgery and Anesthesia
-- Abdominal aortic aneurysm
-- Abdominal aortic aneurysm
repair mortality rate
-- Esophageal resection mortality rate
Minimally Invasive Surgery Fixes Aneurysms
... both of which showed perioperative benefits with EVAR [endovascular aneurysm
repair]," said study author Dr. Marc L. Schermerhorn, an assistant ... he explained.
"We do an intervention in these cases not because the aneurysm
is bothering patients but because we believe it will prolong patients' ...
Arterial vascular disease underdiagnosed, undertreated in older US women
... patients are more likely than males to die following traditional open aneurysm
surgery. However when they undergo endovascular repair, their likelihood ... they actually respond better than men, with more rapid shrinkage of their aneurysm
For lower-extremity arterial occlusive disease:
The risk for this ...
Endologix Added to Russell Indexes
... exposure to potential institutional and retail investors as we continue to roll out our new products and increase our share of the abdominal aortic aneurysm
The annual reconstitution of Russell's U.S. indexes captures the 4,000 largest U.S. stocks as of the end of May, ranking them by total ...