New Device May Help Remove Blood Clots from Brain

April 29, 2014 06:13 PM
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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.