At the UVA Stroke Center, recognized for its rapid stroke response and specialized intervention techniques, care teams implemented new safety protocols to treat all patients, including those who had a stroke as a result of COVID-19 complications.
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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.
Min Park, MD, and Sherita Chapman, MD, will serve as co-directors, bringing tremendous expertise in the multidisciplinary care of stroke patients.
Check out this breakdown of stroke center accreditations you can use to help explain the distinctions to your patients.
After extensive simulation testing, iTREAT has proven to overcome some of the barriers to quality, timely stroke care.
To achieve Comprehensive Stroke Center designation, UVA relied on many individuals from across the organization to tell the story of what excellent stroke care looks like from every angle.
After completing her fellowship at UVA, Chiota-McCollum is now Assistant Professor of Neurology and Associate Program Director for the UVA Neurology Residency Program.
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.
Based on results from three recent studies, endovascular thrombectomy is becoming the standard of care for select ischemic stroke patients with large-vessel occlusion. Find out how UVA is responding to these new recommendations.