Brain Aneurysms; Inside a Suicide Hotline & "The Story of a Face"
A brain aneurysm, an abnormal buldge in a weakened vessel wall inside the brain, is a serious medical issue. A burst aneurysm can be deadly. But there's encouraging treatment news, including blood-flow diverting stents that don't require open surgery. Do those carry risk? Should all aneurysms be treated? I'm Mike McIntyre. The latest in aneurysm treatment, tomorrow morning at 9 on the Sound of Ideas. Later, we'll take you inside a suicide hotline. And, we'll bring you the story of the youngest woman in the US to receive a face transplant.
Saturday, Sept 15th at 8:30am
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-Dr. Shazam Hussain, Director, Cerebrovascular Center, Cleveland Clinic
-Rhonda Kitzmiller, Brain Aneurysm Patient & Survivor
-Rick Oliver, Director of Crisis Services, FrontLine Service
-John Rudolph, Crisis Intervention Specialist, FrontLine Service
-Joanna Connors, Writer, “The Story of a Face” for National Geographic & Reporter, The Plain Dealer