Nine-Year-Old Girl Survives Dangerous Brain Surgery (Focus on Health)

7/01/2011

Nine-Year-Old Girl Survives Dangerous Brain Surgery (Focus on Health)


A nine-year-old girl who suffered a brain hemorrhage in May and later slipped into a coma thanks her doctors at Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York after undergoing life-saving neurosurgery, aided by a new portable computed tomography (CT) scanner that helped the hospital to successfully monitor and treat the child in CCMC's new $7.8 million Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).