UVA Surgeon First in Virginia to Utilize New Device to Treat Complex Cerebral Aneurysm
The Comaneci device offers a temporary scaffolding during the coiling procedure, which is particularly beneficial when an aneurysm is large or has a wider neck.
Get to Know: Neurosurgeon Ryan Kellogg, MD
Driven by the potential of combining computers and technology with medicine to improve healthcare, Kellogg specializes in cerebrovascular neurosurgery.
A Plan to Help Us Better Care for Comatose Patients
The plan was developed by a blue-ribbon scientific advisory council as part of the Neurocritical Care Society’s Curing Coma Campaign.
Get to Know: Pediatric Neurologist Kathryn Xixis, MD
The winner of numerous awards for her work as an educator and mentor, Kathryn Xixis, MD, joins UVA as the program director of the child neurology residency program.
Top 3 Ways to Ensure Your Emergent Patients Get Rapid Care
Get your patients the right care at the right place at the right time. Learn more about utilizing the Acute Cardiovascular/ Cerebrovascular Emergencies (ACE) network protocols effectively. Plus, a case study highlights the right response to an aortic emergency.
The Verdict Is In: SHINE Trial Sheds Light on Post-Stroke Glucose Control (Video)
The recently published Stroke Hyperglycemia Insulin Network Effort (SHINE) study confirms that aggressive methods to control glucose in ischemic stroke patients are not better than standard approaches.
What Difference Does a Designation Make? Deciphering Stroke Center Certifications
Check out this breakdown of stroke center accreditations you can use to help explain the distinctions to your patients.
Mobile Neurological Assessments to Become Part of Clinical Practice
After extensive simulation testing, iTREAT has proven to overcome some of the barriers to quality, timely stroke care.
FDA Approves Scalpel-Free Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease Tremor
Focused ultrasound was shown safe and effective for reducing medication-resistant Parkinson’s tremor in trials led by UVA neurosurgeon Jeff Elias, MD.
Get to Know: UVA Spinal Surgeon Nevan Baldwin, MD, FACS
UVA spinal surgeon Nevan Baldwin, MD, came to Virginia from Lubbock, Texas, to launch a neurosurgery practice at Haymarket Medical Center, part of Novant Health UVA Health System.