Posted September 27, 2011
A brain aneurysm is a bulging of a blood vessel in the brain, and if it bursts, it can cause a stroke. One option to repair it is through surgery. ideastream intern Gabriel Weinstein brings us inside a surgical suite at University Hospitals while Dr. Warren Selman operates on a potentially deadly aneurysm.
Posted September 23, 2011
Every four minutes someone dies from stroke and it stands as the leading cause of disability in the United States. What exactly is a stroke and why do people have them? What are the most common symptoms and why is it so important to get immediate medical attention?
Posted September 19, 2011
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