Doctor Plugs Baby's Brain With Glue

It is no doubt that the field of medicine has come a long way. Not long ago things like bioprosthetic valves and laser surgery to remove kidney stones would have been a foreign thought for most. Yet, with all the astounding technology we have available, something as simple as glue still has an invaluable place in medicine. Read how a doctor is saving babies lives with glue.

The parents of Joely Finkelstein and her twin brother, Jared, were overjoyed to see their newborn twins born without complication. It was just a few months before the parents noticed Joley’s head was growing rapidly and was unusually larger than Jared’s . Her mother could see the tiny veins in Joley’s head bulging out from her scalp. An MRI soon followed. The results showed a “vein of Galen malformation,”


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I'm glad this worked out, but we should really mention that this kind of surgery often requires a risky follow-up procedure in which the the doctor's fingers are unglued from each other, from the glue lid, or both.
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