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Venous Sinus Stenting Patient Stories

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It’s frightening to confront the possibility of surgery. Here are some stories from our patients who underwent venous sinus stenting for pulsatile tinnitus or pseudotumor cerebri (also known as idiopathic intracranial hypertension.) Below are some stories from patients who endorse the care they received at Weill Cornell Medicine. We hope this will put you at ease and give you confidence in choosing us to care for you.

"He Gave Me A Second Chance at Life"
Nicole Scherer found relief through the VSS procedure at Weill Cornell MedicineNicole Scherer was experiencing the symptoms of pseudotumor cerebri (also called IIH, or idiopathic intracranial hypertension). Fortunately, with the help of her family, she found Dr. Athos Patsalides and his new minimally invasive stenting procedure. Read Nicole's story

 

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