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FDA Recalls Penumbra Aneurysm Coil–Potential to Detach & Migrate Causing a Stroke or Blood Clots While Being Patient Is Be by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 19 Apr 2011 10:04pm If one were being treated for a brain aneurysm, this is the last thing I would want to hear.  I remember when I sad 2 years ago that recalls on both drugs and devices was going to grow at a phenomenal rate and look what we have today and no system.  It’s not that I’m so smart it’s just the technology is out there today first of all to find def ... Read on »
Aneurysm - The Silent Killer by Diana Y. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 20 May 2008 9:01am An aneurysm is a bulging out of part of the wall of a blood vessel. Aneurysms occur in several different forms. Saccular aneurysms protrude from the wall of the artery, like a berry. They may occur singly or in groups. Risk factors for saccular aneurysms include high blood pressure (hypertension), cigarette smoking and various diseases of the ... Read on »
Medical Marijuana and Aneurysms by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 21 Mar 2010 2:41am Marijuana also known as Cannabis is a drug derived from the hemp plant. It has been used as an illegal recreational drug around the world for many years.  The drug has been studied to determine if there are any medical uses and it has shown some medicinal uses. Legalized Medical Marijuana Many countries have made it legal to use ... Read on »
Algorithms for Aneurysm Diagnostics – IBM and Mayo Collaborating to Detect with 3D Images – Patients Can Add Images by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Jan 2010 10:33am Back in October of 2008 I made this post:  The 2 New Hot Words in Healthcare: Algorithms and Whistleblowers and it still holds true!  By running image results and comparing them to 15 million images to find cases of patients who have been diagnosed with the same/similar imaging results, this is allowing for aneurysms to be detected sooner.  Th ... Read on »
Healthy Moms Dictionary - Aneurysm by Cascia T. Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 3:51pm Aneurysms are more common than most people think. Today the Healthy Moms Dictionary will explore all the different types of aneurysms with a major focus on brain aneurysms. An aneurysm is a localized widening of a vein, artery or the heart. There is usually a bulge at the point of the aneurysm. There are several different types of aneurysms ... Read on »
New approaches lower aneurysm ri ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 05 Jun 2009 10:34pm New approaches lower aneurysm risk: study LONDON, 06 june 2009-- Better diagnosis and treatment over the last 30 years have considerably reduced the risk of dying from a highly fatal type of aneurysm, Dutch scientists reported on Thursday. Techniques such as CT and MRI scans are now widely used in the developing world to detect aneurysms bu ... Read on »
Persistent ST elevation after previous MI, otherwise known as "LV aneurysm" morphology by Stephen Smith Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:32pm Case 1. Classic anterior LV aneurysm morphology (Persistent ST elevation after previous MI). This 46 yo male presented with chest pain. There is 1 mm of ST elevation in V1-V3, but there are large QS-waves preceding the STE. Such QS waves are highly suggestive of old transmural MI, with subsequent akinesis or dyskinesis of the anterior wal ... Read on »
The dirty little secret about aneurysms by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:26pm Jake had an abdominal aneurysm identified--by accident. While getting a CT scan of his abdomen for unexplained abdominal pain, a 4.4 cm aneurysm was discovered. Jake's abdominal pain eventually passed without explanation, but he was left with this aneurysm. Jake's primary care doctor referred him to a surgeon. "It's too small to requi ... Read on »
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Stroke by Dr. Steve Murphy Medical Doctor Posted Tue 12 May 2009 3:48pm Today I am writing to bring your attention to another gene found in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm. There is a nice genetic review on the subject at GeneTests.org The problem with Aneurysms is that they are essentially ticking time bombs in the body often waiting to explode and ultimately kill you by bleeding in your brain, chest or belly. ... Read on »
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surviv ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 11 Jul 2009 10:44pm Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Survival Is Improving Since 1987, long-term survival has increased 4.7 percent after intact aneurysm repair in Sweden 12 july 2009-- During the past 20 years, long-term survival has improved for Swedish patients undergoing intact abdominal aortic aneurysm repair and remained stable for those undergoing ru ... Read on »