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.
North Jersey Patient’s Success with New Minimally Invasive Brain Bleed Treatment Demonstrates Potential to Raise the Bar on the Standard of CareAdmin2020-04-23T19:45:04-04:00
North Jersey Patient’s Success with New Minimally Invasive Brain Bleed Treatment Demonstrates Potential to Raise the Bar on the Standard of Care Dr. Paul Saphier from Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) is challenging the status quo for the treatment of hemorrhagic strokes. Lucille Bonfanti is one of a growing number [read more]
Simple, but so often overlooked, advice: Listen to your body Stroke symptoms should not be ignored. ANS | Altair Health urges you to listen to your body. Don't ignore your symptoms. Today, an increasing number of Americans are doing just that — with potentially devastating results. It's not uncommon [read more]
Strokes can strike at any age: Know the signs A 31-year-old stroke survivor speaks out on the warning signs of stroke and the importance of FAST action: Erroneously diagnosed with a sinus and ear infection, Lindsey Singh, 31, skipped a few days of her regular morning spin class at [read more]