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New Device May Help Remove Blood Clots from Braini
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April 29, 2014 10:13 PM
U.S. researchers are developing a new type of robotic needle designed to remove blood clots in the brain. It hasn't yet been used in the operating room, but in simulated surgery, it's been able to remove 90 percent of the blood clots. As VOA's Carol Pearson reports, the device could potentially save many lives.

New Device May Help Remove Blood Clots from Brain

Published April 29, 2014

U.S. researchers are developing a new type of robotic needle designed to remove blood clots in the brain. It hasn't yet been used in the operating room, but in simulated surgery, it's been able to remove 90 percent of the blood clots. As VOA's Carol Pearson reports, the device could potentially save many lives.


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by: David bittner from: California
May 12, 2014 2:59 AM
My girlfriend has a small growing brain clot that will significantly shorten her life. This would be amazing! I love her very much and the doctors say she may live to 30 tops or die any day... Is there any way to be a part of these trials?