Endovascular surgery means a short recovery

January 25, 2011

Watch this KOIN report to find out how a man was back on his feet days after a large aneurysm was repaired in his brain.  Vivek Deshmukh, M.D., F.A.C.S, medical director of Providence Neurointerventional Services, was able to insert a coil into the brain aneurysm through a small puncture in his leg.

Learn more about this new technique on KGW Wellness Watch and in a recent KPTV story about a woman with a ruptured aneurysm. (The story "Techniques Making Brain Surgery Less Frightening" is in the top stories video library on the right.)