First FDA-approved alternative aneurysm surgery performed in Memphis

By Published: February 03, 2019 2:42 PM CT
<strong>During an interview on Jan 29, 2019 at Methodist University Hospital, patient Cornelius Brown talks about being the first patient to receive a new minimally invasive FDA-approved procedure to treat brain aneurysms.</strong>&nbsp; (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

During an interview on Jan 29, 2019 at Methodist University Hospital, patient Cornelius Brown talks about being the first patient to receive a new minimally invasive FDA-approved procedure to treat brain aneurysms.  (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

A local woman with brain aneurysms had two completely different experiences when the FDA approved a medical device alternative in time for her second surgery.   

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Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet covers business for The Daily Memphian. Prior to, she was a reporter at the Memphis Business Journal. A native Memphian and University of Memphis graduate, Michelle covered business in Conway, Arkansas after college. Michelle got her start covering business as an intern at The Commercial Appeal.


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