May is Stroke Awareness Month, a time to spread the word about the nation’s fifth-leading cause of death.
Confronted with a Complex Vascular Malformation, One Patient’s Trust in his Neurosurgeon Paved the Way to Successful TreatmentAdmin2021-05-27T09:50:13-04:00
Dr. Saphier confirmed Anthony had a very rare, complex vascular formation called a dural arteriovenous (AV) fistula. This abnormal connection between blood vessels in the brain meant Anthony had a 60 percent chance of hemorrhaging at any point.
Eileen Kelleher, 87, has been a caretaker her entire life. As the oldest daughter in her family, she helped raise her siblings in Ireland after her mother passed away when she was 12. ... It was only fitting that she receive outstanding care when she needed it the most.
In an effort to conveniently deliver top spine and neurovascular care to more patients throughout central New Jersey, ANS | Altair Health today opened new locations in Somerville and Eatontown.
At Overlook, they met neurosurgeon Yaron Moshel, MD, PhD, co-director of the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center. He explained that MRI scans revealed Sam had a brain tumor and an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) – an abnormal tangle of veins and arteries that interferes with blood circulation – and both needed to be removed.
Dr. Benitez recently earned the distinction of being the first physician in the U.S. to utilize the new FDA-approved AURORA® Surgiscope System to remove a blood clot in a patient with an intracerebral hemorrhage.
Prior to her stroke, Kerri Squires had never even heard the word ‘aneurysm,’ let alone about life-saving brain surgery through your wrist. Now, she’s a living example of the potential that a radial approach to endovascular neurosurgery holds for others.
For Brain Aneurysm Survivor Ray Soroka, Undergoing New Treatment Meant Teaching Kids Life Lessons To effectively treat the father of three, Kyle Chapple, M.D. pioneered the use of the new WEB aneurysm embolization system. Ray Soroka used his battle with a brain aneurysm to model life lessons for his adult [read more]
High school math teacher Carrie Mazak credits her recovery from a ruptured brain aneurysm to a calculated decision to perform open surgery.