A new study led by scientists from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, USA, suggests that long-term exposure can cause damage to brain structures and impair cognitive function in middle-aged and older adults.
New therapies are on the horizon for individuals paralysed following spinal cord injury. The e-Dura implant developed by EPFL scientists can be applied directly to the spinal cord without causing damage and inflammation.
Gabor Toth writes for NeuroNews about the flow diverters that are currently available and the ongoing clinical trials that could have the potential to extend the indications of flow diverter therapy ...
In their experience, Aquilla Turk et al found that the Medina coil, when deployed, takes advantage of its surrounding filament design to provide improved volumetric filling of the aneurysm, which will hopefully result in better long-term occlusion rates.