Dileep R. Yavagal, M.D., Chief of UHealth Interventional Neurology, demonstrates how using a stent retrieval device, called Solitaire, he was able to grab a clot inside Isabel Vinueza’s blocked carotid artery. The device fastened itself to the clot and pulled the entire obstruction back into the catheter and out her leg. Vinueza said that she woke up from the surgery able to talk, move her hands and wiggle her toes and has had a remarkable recovery.
Dileep R. Yavagal, M.D., Chief of UHealth Interventional Neurology, demonstrates how using a stent retrieval device, called Solitaire, he was able to grab a clot inside Isabel Vinueza’s blocked carotid artery. The device fastened itself to the clot and pulled the entire obstruction back into the catheter and out her leg. Vinueza said that she woke up from the surgery able to talk, move her hands and wiggle her toes and has had a remarkable recovery. Emily Michot Miami Herald Staff
Dileep R. Yavagal, M.D., Chief of UHealth Interventional Neurology, demonstrates how using a stent retrieval device, called Solitaire, he was able to grab a clot inside Isabel Vinueza’s blocked carotid artery. The device fastened itself to the clot and pulled the entire obstruction back into the catheter and out her leg. Vinueza said that she woke up from the surgery able to talk, move her hands and wiggle her toes and has had a remarkable recovery. Emily Michot Miami Herald Staff

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