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 TreatmentAdmin2022-03-30T11:55:40-04:00
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.
New Jersey Neurosurgeon Spearheads Effort to Enhance Comfort, Reduce Recovery Time for Stroke and Brain Aneurysm PatientsAdmin2022-03-30T11:55:46-04:00
Dr. Paul Saphier from Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists says a patient’s wrist is the key to taking endovascular neurosurgery to the next level.
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.
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.
Kyle Chapple, M.D. pioneered the use of the new WEB aneurysm embolization system.
High school math teacher Carrie Mazak credits her recovery from a ruptured brain aneurysm to a calculated decision to perform open surgery.