Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs) | Boston Children’s Hospital

Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs) | Boston Children’s Hospital

AVM stands for Arteriovenous Malformation. We believe that, in almost all cases, it developed during the development of the child in utero, and it basically involves two different kinds of blood vessels that should not be directly connected, actually being connected. In the body we have the arteries, which are the vessels that carry blood …

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Objectives Of Neurosurgery After Brain Injury

Objectives Of Neurosurgery After Brain Injury

Hi, this is Attorney Gordon Johnson. I want to talk about some of the objectives of neurosurgery or brain surgery. As we talked about in our previous video, the single biggest thing that typically is a risk factor after a severe brain injury is the increase in intracranial pressure that comes from the flow of …

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Beating the Odds: The Cory Weissman Story [Pt. 1 of 2] – Penn State Hershey Neuroscience Institute

Beating the Odds: The Cory Weissman Story [Pt. 1 of 2] – Penn State Hershey Neuroscience Institute

[ Silence ]>>Cory Weissman has dribbled a basketball for as long as he can remember.>>Cory Weissman: Basketball’s always been my life. There’s some sort of satisfaction that I got just having the ball in my hands.>>Just from infant or soon thereafter he just always had to have a ball in his hands.>>Tina: I was looking …

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Brain Death – Rare complex spinal reflex – Lazarus sign

Brain Death – Rare complex spinal reflex – Lazarus sign

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Keith L. Black, MD | Cedars-Sinai

Keith L. Black, MD | Cedars-Sinai

I’m Dr. Keith Black chairman Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. My own view of what really makes a good brain surgeon is that the surgeon number one, must consider the brain to be sacred territory and to consider themselves to be very much like a thief in the night. What …

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“Searching for the Optimal Treatment of Infant Hydrocephalus” by Benjamin Warf for OPENPediatrics

“Searching for the Optimal Treatment of Infant Hydrocephalus” by Benjamin Warf for OPENPediatrics

Hello. My name is Robert Tasker. I’m the chair of NeuroCritical Care at Boston Children’s Hospital and a Professor of Neurology and Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School. Today, in our OPENPediatrics World Shared Practice Forum, I’m pleased to welcome Dr. Benjamin Warf who’ll be talking about the treatment of hydrocephalus in infants, giving us a …

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Brain Stroke, Types of, Causes, Pathology, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention, Animation.

Brain Stroke, Types of, Causes, Pathology, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention, Animation.

A stroke occurs when the blood supply to a certain part of the brain is reduced or interrupted. Without oxygen and nutrients from the blood, brain cells cannot function properly and eventually die. There are 2 major types of strokes: ISCHEMIC stroke caused by a BLOCKED artery, and HEMORRHAGIC stroke caused by a RUPTURED artery. …

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“A Walking Miracle”: Johanna’s Story

I’ve always been a very active person I love peddling in my yard planting flowers and you know taking care of my home myself taking care of my dog and all of a sudden that stopped I just had all of a sudden from one second to the other a tremendous headache and since I’m …

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Aneurysm surgery UofL

So this is a game changer for the treatment of aneurysms using minimally invasive techniques and University of Louisville, Dr. Robert James was the first in Kentucky to perform that game-changing surgery on patients with brain aneurysms. What we’re doing is we’re treating cerebral aneurysms through a minimally invasive technique going through the femoral artery …

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