title Stroke Stopper: Interventional Neuroradiologists Treat Brain Strokes with New Kind of Stent
description A new variation of stent implant may prevent strokes. Stents unblock arteries by tunneling through plaque and those designed for coronary arteries are stiff and too large to use in the brain. The new wingspan stent is adapted for curved brain arteries, small and self-expanding with memory of its shape.
producer Ivanhoe Broadcast News
featuring Cynthia Demas
Tags: webcast brain stroke neurosurgery