Christian Devlin talks about a device he devised and patented designed to act as a bypass system to provide oxygen to brain tissue during lengthy cloth removal procedures after strokes at Erlanger hospital. Christian, a junior at McCallie School, came up with the idea several years ago while watching a clot removal procedure.
Photo by Doug Strickland .
published Friday, November 29th, 2013
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Christian Devlin, 16, has grown up in Erlanger Health System's operating rooms. He examines X-ray diagrams of the brain for fun and knows everyone behind the stroke unit's thick, gray double doors by name.