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Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery

Aneurysms and Coiling, Strokes, and Treatment Options

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Podcast: Aneurysms and Strokes

Dr Alex Coon discusses aneurysms, strokes, and their treatment options, including coiling.

Date: 12/01/2010

Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Alexander Coon explains cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery and discusses aneurysms, strokes, and their treatment options, including coiling.

Program Notes:

0:17    A division of neurosurgery that deals with blood vessels of brain and neck
1:09    Cerebral aneurysms
2:06    Any type of hemorrhage of the brain
3:09    Do both exovascular and endovascular procedures
4:05    One of the most common complaints is headaches
4:43    Narrowing in the carotid artery in the neck
5:17    Most appropriate way to treat blockages in the carotid
6:04    Must tailor treatments to the patient
7:01    Internal vessels of the brain narrow
8:01    Increasing blood flow from other areas of the brain
9:02    Endovascular is traveling through the arteries of the body
10:04  Endovascular techniques nearly painless
10:29  End


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