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February 4, 2016

Experimental Stent Stems Danger of Major Artery Rupture

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It was just supposed to be wrist surgery. But when Ron Hall, an 80-year-old retired structural steel worker from Blue Earth, Minnesota, was preparing for his procedure, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports, doctors noticed something else. They discovered that the major artery that carries blood through his stomach was “in high danger of rupturing.” When given […]

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July 16, 2015

Experimental Device — and a Fast-Track Approval From the FDA — Give Patient Real Results

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Had this been a different time and place, Jack Snyder would have been down to two options after doctors discovered an aneurysm on his aorta: Do nothing and hope the ballooning vessel didn’t pop, or have open heart surgery to try and fix it. While the second option might seem like the obvious choice, Mayo […]

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Tags: Dr Gustavo Oderich, Vascular Surgery


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