Doctors Use New Self-Expanding Stent To Open Narrowed Arteries in The Brain

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Brain Arteries

Physicians at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) are the first in western Pennsylvania to successfully implant a stent that is specifically designed to open narrowed arteries in the brain. Left untreated, these arteries are associated with a high risk of subsequent stroke.

Called the Wingspan

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