POSITRACTION: Stent Retriever is another miracle

2018-May-27

https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/husbands-hunch-and-nephew-save-woman-after-stroke/

Husband’s Hunch Saves Woman Who Fell Asleep Watching TV
By McKinley Corbley – May 20, 2018

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Using a device called a Stent Retriever, Andy’s team was able to extract the blockage that caused the brain injury and restore the crucial blood flow.

It’s the first advancement in stroke patient care in twenty years—and it is monumental: it’s been likened to the advent of penicillin.

Before that, the disabling blockage almost consistently resulted in paralysis, brain damage, speech problems, or death.

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While, of course, it’s best to avoid such in the first place.

(I  believe in a plant based diet. But easier said than done. Old dog and new tricks.)

“What hath God wrought.” — Samuel Morse

Applies equally as well her.

Dona Nobis Pacem

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