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Aortic dissection can cause tearing chest pain or back & abdominal pain.
What’s Aortic Dissection? (Podcast Tuesday)

Aortic dissection almost sounds like some kind of surgery, but it's actually a life-threatening condition. The aorta, the largest blood vessel in your body, can develop a tear in its inner layer, and blood gets into the tear. Depending on what part of the aorta is involved, you may need…

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Gamma Knife Questions? Ask a Doctor – Specifically, Ask Dr. Sheehan

[caption id="attachment_1286" align="alignright" width="288"] Gamma Knife Center director Dr. Jason Sheehan[/caption] Brain tumors, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), pituitary tumors. Brain surgery, which comes with risk of infection and damage, used to be the only chance you had for treatment. And if that surgery failed, you did not really have another option.…

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