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Distal radial access in the anatomical snuffbox for neurointerventions: a feasibility, safety, and proof-of-concept study

Authors: Anna Luisa Kühn, Katyucia de Macedo Rodrigues, Jasmeet Singh, Francesco Massari, Ajit S Puri

Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery, Published Online First: 08 January 2020. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2019-015604

According to Neurointerventional Radiology Division Chief Ajit Puri, MD "this recent publication which is the first and largest series in the world of patients treated for minimally invasive endovascular Neurointerventional procedures from the artery of the hand (distal radial artery (snuffbox) is now published. This takes a minimally invasive access with a newer novel approach to new heights. Patients love it - a brain aneurysm fixed via the artery of the hand."
 
Distal radial access in the anatomical snuffbos for neurointerventions
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Hana Haver, MD, Radiology Resident - UMass Medical School
Hana Haver, MD

Global radiology training is on the rise, new study finds

An article on Nov. 19, 2019, in HealthImaging - Insights in Imaging & Informatics featured content from a research paper authored by Hana Haver, Max Rosen and Carolynn DeBenedectis. The article states "More residency programs are training students in global radiology than ever before, hoping to bring imaging to corners of the globe that have few such specialists." Read the HealthImaging article.  The original article referenced from the journal Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology was titled Global Radiology Training Prevalence Among Radiology Residency Programs. Link to original article.