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AbstractIntroduction The BRAVO flow diverter (Codman Neurovascular) is a variable count, braided implant made of nitinol wires for optimized wall apposition, with platinum wires for radiopacity. The implant also has laser cut nitinol expansion rings at each end for instant opening and accurate placement. We hypothesize that there are no differences in aneurysm occlusion rates between the BRAVO and reference flow diverter (Pipeline Embolization Device, PED)..

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I’ve asked a number of people within NPR for an explanation and got conflicting answers. Among them: NPR has a lean staff and extra money was not put into the politics budget when it was being assembled. Michael Oreskes, NPR’s head of news, said a decision was made to focus energies and resources elsewhere (see his comments below).

Twenty four years later, the essay, Three Hundred Ramayanas:Five Examples and Three Thoughts on Translation, finds itself at the centre of a fresh controversy. It has been dropped from the history syllabus of Delhi University after protests from hardline Hindu groups and a number of teachers. They believe the many versions recounted in the essay offend Hindu beliefs..

IndustryTracking the players in the ever growing energy and environmental world. Several proposals call for funding the 2012 State Water Plan, a bottom up approach to Texas water needs. It relies on regional districts to come up with awish listof projects that will provide the growing state with enough water for the next 50 years..