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Inside a Surgical Suite: Clipping a Brain Aneurysm

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 5:00 AM

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A brain aneurysm is a bulging of a blood vessel in the brain.   Image credit: https://www.llnl.gov/str/MayJune08/maitlan

As part of our continuing health series on stroke, reporter Anne Glausser brings us inside a surgical suite at University Hospitals as brain surgeons drill through the skull of a patient and repair a potentially deadly aneurysm. This is a surgery that can take 4-5 hours; we give you the 2 and a half minute version.


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