Category: Neurology (Page 2)
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.
Get to Know: Neurosurgeon Avery Buchholz, MD
Neurosurgeon Avery Buchholz, MD, who trained with Chris Shaffrey, MD, at UVA, specializes in the treatment of spinal deformity, adult and pediatric scoliosis, complex spine surgery, tumors of the spine and minimally invasive surgeries.
Award-Winning Approach to Dementia Care Aims to Help Patients Maintain Independence Longer
Setting the standard for dementia care, the UVA Memory and Aging Care Clinic expanded its capabilities further in 2016 with the launch of the grant-funded Dementia Care Coordination Program. The MACC is now recruiting patients for a similar effort to begin in October.
UVA Telestroke Program Reaches Major Milestone, Sets Sights On Future Partnerships
A partnership with the UVA Telestroke program provides community hospitals and patients with enhanced, cost-efficient care.
UVA Recognized as a Comprehensive Clinical Care Center for Von Hippel-Lindau Disease
There is no way to reverse VHL gene mutations, but early recognition and treatment can substantially decrease complications and prolong survival while also improving quality of life.
Tailoring Neurosurgery to Meet the Unique Needs of Pediatric Patients
Although minimally invasive surgery is now utilized regularly among all age groups, it is especially beneficial for babies and young children.