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Incredible “Super Glue” Saving Lives

June 8th, 2011
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A  medical super glue called Onyx, originally approved for treatment of brain aneurisms, was recently used to destroy a tumor in the heart.  The glue was injected into the rare golf ball size tumor found in Jamie Arliss’ heart.  Dr. Christopher Cove, a cardiologist at University of Rochester Medical Center and Dr. Babak Jahromi, a neurosurgeon at University of Rochester Medical Center were serendipitously working near each other and combined their knowledge and skill to apply the technique, formerly only used in the brain, to a similar issue in the heart.  The incredible “super glue” destroys Arterio Venous Malformations (AVMs) from the inside out.  Click this link to read the whole story or watch the video.

We love hearing about the miracles of super glue in all walks of life!