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  • Swedish Medical Center Testing New Brain Aneurysm Treatment Technology

    Swedish Medical Center Te...

    JNF Medical Advisory Board Member, Dr. Donald Frei of Swedish Medical Center, is leading the study of an investigation device called WEB to treat brain aneurysms. Swedish is one of the 20 sites across the country doing

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  • How Do You Know if You Are Suffering from Depression?

    How Do You Know if You Ar...

    By: Kimberly Chapman - Patient Advocacy Director/Support Group Coordinator Recently, I had the honor of speaking with a well-known neuropsychologist. I asked him how he can tell if his patients are truly suffering from

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  • NEW TREATMENT EVIDENCE FOR THE MOST SEVERE STROKES

    NEW TREATMENT EVIDENCE FO...

    Written by JNF Medical Advisory Board Member - Dr. Michael Chen of Rush University More common than ruptured brain aneurysms, and still involving brain blood vessels, is ischemic stroke.  A blockage of a major blood

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  • GROUNDBREAKING STUDIES FIND THAT NEUROINTERVENTIONAL SURGERY REDUCES STROKE MORTALITY

    GROUNDBREAKING STUDIES FI...

    WASHINGTON, DC – February 11, 2015 – Two new clinical trials on the treatment of stroke (ESCAPE and EXTEND IA) demonstrate that neurointerventional surgery significantly increases the number of patients who

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