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12 Year Old Boy and Dr. Puri Save Stroke Victim

Ajit Puri, MD, Associate Professor Radiology, UMass Medical SchoolA heroic twelve-year-old boy saved his grandfather who had a stroke while driving on the highway. After safely guiding the car to the side road the boy contacted 911. The grandfather was brought to University Campus of UMass Memorial Healthcare, where Dr. Ajit Puri performed a thrombectomy. Dr. Puri is Chief of the Division of Neurointerventional Radiology at UMMS. The grandfather is recovering very well.

Local news outlets covered the story. Read a few of the articles at these links:

Boston Globe

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Boston Hearld

Channel 7 News Boston

Channel 4 WBZ Boston

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