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  • AANS 2019 Intrasaccular Device Effective, Safe for Difficult Aneurysms The Woven EndoBridge Intrasaccular Therapy device (WEB) proved safe and effective for treating wide-neck bifurcation aneurysms in the prospective, single-arm WEB-IT study.
  • In Many States, Pregnancy Invalidates a Woman's DNR Most states have statutes that invalidate a woman's advance directive if she is pregnant, a U.S. study finds. And because those statutes are often not clearly outlined in the DNR form, women filling out an advance directive most likely would not know that it wouldn't apply if they were pregnant, researchers reported Tuesday online in JAMA.