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  • Thrombectomy Up to 24 Hours Effective in Certain StrokesPublished results of the DAWN trial show patients with salvageable brain tissue identified by 'clinical-core mismatch' benefitted from endovascular therapy up to 24 hours after onset.
  • Whistleblowing Neurosurgeon Wins Big, but at a PriceA neurosurgeon convinced a judge that he was fired for reporting a colleague whose license was later suspended for disruptive behavior. The victor's $17.5 million court award, though, comes at a price.

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