Image this scenario: You’re hiking through the primeval forest with your favorite hiking companion – your dog. You two have enjoyed many similar excursions through all kinds of terrain without incident, but today, neither of you are so lucky. A freak rockslide leaves the animal severely cut and bleeding profusely. You know the blood flow is dangerously fast and must be stopped before your canine friend bleeds out. You have to do something quickly.
Medulloblastoma. Anaplastic astrocytoma. Mixed glioma. Brain tumor. Regardless of the name, the diagnosis is terrifying to receive and a surgical challenge to treat.