Innovative neurosurgery led to stroke patient's remarkable recovery
Tom Guynes considers himself a living miracle. He?s been treated for a typically fatal form of fast-spreading cancer, congestive heart failure, and a hernia all in the past two years. So when he suffered a stroke the morning of Nov. 24, 2013, both he and his wife Nan feared the worst. The patient was treated with an endovascular procedure to remove his blood clot through a procedure that involves sucking out the clot with catheter-based surgical tools to restore blood flow to the brain.
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