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Surgeons successfully treat brain aneurysms using a robot

Surgeons successfully treat brain aneurysms using a robot 1

Dr. Vitor Mendes Pereira views images from remote control stent placement for a brain aneurysm. Credit: Roger Boyle Using a robot to treat brain aneurysms is feasible and could allow for improved precision when placing stents, coils and other devices, according to late breaking science presented today at the American …

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    NAU engineer developing biomaterial for improved treatment of cerebral aneurysms

    NAU engineer developing biomaterial for improved treatment of cerebral aneurysms 2

    NAU associate professor of practice Tim Becker and his students test biomaterials and aneurysm devices in the Bioengineering Devices Lab. Credit: Northern Arizona University Tim Becker, an associate professor of practice in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Northern Arizona University, is developing a polypropylene glycol-based biomaterial called PPODA-QT, which …

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