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... An angiogram of the patient's brain showed he had ruptured the carotid artery, a vital blood vessel supplying the brain, eyes and other parts of the head. Dr Mathieu Zuber, a neurologist at Sainte-Anne Hospital in Paris, who reported the case, said long styl oid processes( a slender, pointed bone which runs...

Platinum Coils To Replace Brain Surgery

... Minimally invasive endovascular coil treatment of ruptured brain aneurysms, when a patient is in good clinical condition and the aneurysm is suitable for coiling, is more likely to lead to independent survival at 1 year than neurosurgical clipping. Source: Newswise, The Lancet...

Caesareans In U.S. At All-Time High

...aginally after having a C-section earlier suffer a ruptured uterus — a potentially lethal complication for both mother and child — in about 1 percent of such cases, worried doctors. Some hospitals have banned vaginal deliveries after C-section, or VBAC. The VBAC rate has dropped to 9.2 percent of births after...

More Severe Earthquakes May Hit Kashmir In Future

...ad over the next 50 years “What we know is that it ruptured a 100km length of the Kashmir region, diagonally from the north-west to the south-east. Also, it ruptured from very close to the surface down to a depth of 30to 40km. One can get an idea of the extent of th...

Retinal Hemorrhage: No More a Sure Sign of Child Abuse

...cks, gunshot wounds, drug overdose, meningitis and ruptured aneurysms may result in retinal hemorrhage, making it an unreliable indicator of child abuse. The study was conducted on nearly than 700 cases that had presented for autopsy examination. Other conditions where retinal damage may be manifested inclu...

Loyola’s Tips On How to Avoid Basketball Injuries During March Madnes

...nd jump,” said Tonino. “The ACL can be sprained or ruptured in sports where the athlete jumps, lands, twists, pivots or suddenly stops. Such sports include basketball, running, soccer, football, volleyball and skiing.” He added that jumping with knees locked together was another way the ACL tear could occur, ...

To Wait Or Not

...ten increases the risk of fetal distress or even a ruptured uterus. The chances of Caesarean birth, with long recovery periods are also increased. According to the guidelines of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' induced labor is recommended in cases of maternal hypertension, rupture ...

£300,000 Compensation For Family After Death Of Daughter Following Deliver

...ons tried their best she died of bleeding from the ruptured uterus. The hospital chief executive did say sorry to the family members on Tuesday, as per a Swansea NHS Trust statement. It further added that blood loss was left unattended to as a result of poor co-operation and communication between the specia...

Child-Proof: Brain Mapping Safer for Children than Previously Thought

...the brain vessels; hemorrhagic stroke, caused by a ruptured brain vessel that bleeds into the brain; and brain tumors and certain types of malformations of blood vessels in the brain, which also may rupture and bleed. “An angiogram is absolutely critical when a child has suffered an unexplained bleeding in th...

A New Option For AIDS Treatment - Radioimmunotherapy

...les are emitted , and either the cell membrane is ruptured or the essential DNA is damaged during this procedure. It was found that the number of HIV infected cells fell in the treated mice compared to the other mice , which had been given antibodies without a radioactive tag. It was also seen that the hi...

WBC in Lung Produces Histamine: Study

... mouse without mast cells with the equivalent of a ruptured appendix will die of the resulting infection, while a mouse with mast cells can survive." When the infected mice without mast cells were given antihistamines, the level of histamine, and therefore the severity of the pneumonia, dropped in proportio...

Early Detection of Artery Weakening Can Be a Life-Saver

... Approximately 15,000 Americans die each year of ruptured aortic aneurysms, and it is the 10th most common cause of death in the United States. An aortic aneurysm occurs when the walls of the aorta weaken and the artery begins to bulge. If left untreated, the aorta may eventually burst, often causing fatal ...

Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Saves Men's Lives

... can sharply reduce the likelihood of dying from a ruptured aneurysm among men age 65// and older, according to a new review of recent studies. Screening helped cut the odds of death nearly in half for men ages 65 to 79 but did not reduce deaths among women. However, men who received screening were also t...

‘Don’t Beat Around the Bush’ With Information on ‘sex Education’, Bush AdministrationTold

...ort holds. Condoms are purported to have leaked or ruptured 15% of the time. LeAnna Benn, national director of Teen-Aid Inc., completely disagreed with Santelli’s reports. According to Ava Barbour, a staff attorney with the ACLU, the HHS has been reminded many times, but to no avail. The least that Sex ed...

Researchers Develop Material That Self Heals Like Human Skin

...e matrix. When the material cracked, microcapsules ruptured and released the healing agent, which then reacted with the embedded catalyst and repaired the damage. However, with repeated damage in the same location, the supply of healing agent became exhausted, Sottos said. In their new research, the scienti...

CTA Useful in Detecting Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysms

...preoperative 3D CTA. CTA correctly detected the ruptured aneurysm in 170 cases when compared to intraoperat...urysm, CTA correctly identified the ones that were ruptured every time. According to the study, the sensitivity of CTA was 99.4% in detecting the ruptured aneur...

US Supreme Court Could Protect Medical Equipment Manufacturers from Law Suits

...nt who was injured when a balloon catheter it made ruptured during an angioplasty in 1996. The patient, Charles R. Riegel, and his wife, Donna, sued Medtronic for a variety of state tort law violations, including negligent design and breach of warranty. The company maintained that Mr. Riegels surgeon sh...

Some Common Human Injuries Also Common in Dogs

...the tibial plateau and eliminates the need for the ruptured cranial cruciate ligament. According to Roush, he performs an average of about six TPLO surgeries a week. Another injury Roush sees regularly is traumatic fractures. Like cruciate ruptures, trauma fractures may have other contributing factors. "A...

Listening to MP3s During Lightning Could Be Disastrous to Your Brains

...sion of gases in his ears due to the hot earphones ruptured them, deafening him. Two long, thin burn marks extended up his chest and the sides of his face, and there were substantial burns inside his ears, he said. Dr Heffernan said though a cartilage graft from elsewhere in his body was used to patch up...

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