Category: Neurology (Page 3)
UVA Earns National Comprehensive Stroke Center Designation
For providing high-quality care for stroke patients with complex health needs, the University of Virginia Stroke Center at UVA Medical Center has received national certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center.
Pediatric Brain Tumors — Recognizing the Warning Signs
By taking a closer look at two cases of Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma, both teen patients referred to UVA Children’s Hospital, we can get a better understanding of when to consider brain tumor as a potential diagnosis.
Introduction of Gamma Knife Icon: Just One Reason UVA Neurosurgery and Spine Programs Are Among Top 100
Becker’s Hospital Review selected the University of Virginia Neurosciences Center at UVA Medical Center to its most recent list of “100 hospitals and health systems with great neurosurgery and spine programs.”
Pinpointing the Role of Genetics in Stroke Diagnosis and Treatment
UVA researchers have turned to genetics to learn more about the biology of ischemic stroke.
Venous Stent Procedure Providing Relief to Some Ehlers-Danlos Patients
UVA is one of the few centers offering endovascular venous stent placement to treat pseudotumor cerebri, a condition common among EDS patients.
Get to Know: Pediatric Neurosurgeon Kelly Mahaney, MD, MS
Learn more about Dr. Mahaney, who will be working alongside John Jane, Jr., MD, to treat epilepsy, tumors, spinal conditions, congenital abnormalities and more.
Get to Know: Neurologist Robert McMahon, MD
Find out how McMahon’s thorough approach to patient care continues to be informed by his Naval training and learn what techniques he's using to treat chronic migraines and other forms of headache.
UVA Brain Injury and Sports Concussion Institute Pioneers New Paths in TBI Research
Learn what steps UVA BISC Institute is taking to ensure earlier diagnosis of brain injuries, a more tailored approach to treatment and better strategies for prevention.
UVA Health System Recertified As a Provider of the Highest Level of Epilepsy Care
UVA’s F.E. Dreifuss Comprehensive Epilepsy Program has been recertified as a Level 4 epilepsy center.
UVA Stroke Program Earns National Quality Award
UVA received the 2015 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold-Plus Achievement Award and made the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite.