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Neuroform Atlas Stent System FDA Approved to Treat Brain Aneurysms with Embolic Coils

May 21st, 2019 Medgadget Editors Neurology, Neurosurgery, Radiology The FDA has issued Stryker with approval for the company’s Neuroform Atlas Stent System. It is indicated for treatment of wide-neck, intracranial aneurysms in conjunction with embolic detachable coils, so far only the second stent approved for such procedures. The nitinol Neuroform Atlas stent is used to… Read More »

Focused Ultrasound, Guided by MRI, to Treat Alzheimer’s

May 6th, 2019 Editors Neurology, Radiology, Rehab Alzheimer’s is related to the buildup of amyloid plaques in the brain, so any serious attempt at dislodging these plaques may help reverse the progression of the disease. The perennial problem with delivering drug therapies to treat brain conditions is the blood-brain barrier that prevents most molecules from… Read More »