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Stenting as Effective as Carotid Endarterectomy for Preventing Strokes in Asymptomatic Patients
The most modern clinical trial to compare the use of carotid-artery stenting with carotid endarterectomy for the prevention of strokes in asymptomatic patients with serious narrowing of the carotid artery found no significant differences in outcomes between the two procedures over a period of up to five years. [Press release from Massachusetts General Hospital discussing research presented at the International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2016, Houston] Press Release
Dr. William Fissell’s Artificial Kidney
Vanderbilt University Medical Center nephrologist and Associate Professor of Medicine Dr. William H. Fissell IV, is making major progress on a first-of-its kind device to free kidney patients from dialysis. He is building an implantable artificial kidney with microchip filters and living kidney cells that will be powered by a patient’s own heart. [Vanderbilt University] Press Release|Video