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Cerebrovascular Surgery

photo of Lester, Johns Hopkins Aneurysm Center patient

Aneurysm clipping: Lester's Story

Dr. Rafael Tamargo "clips" an aneurysm on the ophthalmic nerve of patient Lester Picker, preventing it from rupturing.


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Pseudotumor cerebri: Ashley's Story

After visiting 30+ physicians, Ashley was diagnosed with a rare condition known as pseudotumor cerebri, also called Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH). She turned to Johns Hopkins experts Dr. Abhay Moghekar and Dr. Daniele Rigamonti, who worked as a team to implant a stent, a new approach to treating this condition.


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Ruptured brain aneurysm: Dr. Olachi Mezu's Story

Patient Dr. Mezu suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm while traveling. After another hospital wanted to discharge her, she turned to Dr. Judy Huang.


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