Did a stroke of luck save Belinda’s life?

June 1, 2023

    March 22, 2021, is a day Belinda Trevino Scholz will never forget. “I was outside doing yard work and came inside,” she said. “Suddenly, I got this massive headache on my right side that went from my head to my toes.” She called a nurse friend who told her to rush to the […]

Studies compare best ways to treat wide-neck aneurysms

February 14, 2022

Microsurgery with clips is weighed against coils, stents deployed via catheters. Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 14, 2022) — Aneurysms are weak, bulging portions of blood vessel walls. These blood-filled sacs resemble balloons in structure and have necks like balloons. Some aneurysms have larger necks and are called “wide-neck” aneurysms. These aneurysms, identified […]

Head x-ray, brain in MRI