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Solving Brain Bleeds in the Elderly

By Philip E. Stieg, Ph.D., M.D.
Neurosurgeon-in-Chief

When former president Jimmy Carter was hospitalized this week to treat pressure on his brain from bleeding, it brought to light a common condition that holds a special danger for the elderly. It also brings up the topic of minimally invasive surgical approaches, and why our aging population in particular can benefit from them.