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I was on the sidelines that -- across.
And all -- -- my words just weren't making any sense I remember it like.
Like five minutes.
Before right -- now.
-- and -- backcourt in early two when he 1247 year old -- -- -- was rushed to the hospital.
It was that the North Shore university stroke center in -- has in New York.
Where doctors diagnosed the father of three with a spontaneous karate -- section and scheme extra.
I thought it was -- threw him a really dead and fact.
I thought I was -- healthy when someone's having a stroke of blood vessel the brain is blocked they're not getting enough blood flow to deeper into that that area prayed that.
Is -- getting blood -- dies.
It's -- they get symptoms depending on the area of the -- being affected.
Not be able speak now people understand what's it was telling them they can get we come inside double vision blurry vision loss of vision.
Luckily for rich doctor Jeffrey Katz was able to use a new device.
To treat him by opening up his blood vessels and restoring blood flow to his brain we to play it through a small -- into the clot itself.
You leave this -- that -- up for about five minutes.
Rally the clock to grow into the stent and in -- And in those five minutes though unlike other devices in those five minutes is what we're going.
To the -- tissue that was -- -- before this solitaire flow restoration device.
Also allows doctors to open more of the blood vessels than ever before.
Previously -- open maybe 50% of what -- In this trial they're opening up ninety.
That 90% plus which is great doctor Katz was able to retrieve the entire clot that was blocking reaches artery.
Something he says is a huge game changer for his field I think before we had device this type of device it was like trying to.
Drive a nail into a -- without a hammer I think we finally had a hammer.
And I think is really exciting for -- races that technology that saved his life.
And has got him back at his feet just one month later I -- really good.
But I feel really alive and wait I'm Dr.
Manny Fox News.
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