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Adapting and Adopting the Right Tools to Maintain Quality, Comprehensive Stroke Care During a Pandemic
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.
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.
UVA Stroke Center Gets Two New Leaders
Min Park, MD, and Sherita Chapman, MD, will serve as co-directors, bringing tremendous expertise in the multidisciplinary care of stroke patients.
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.
What Makes a Comprehensive Stroke Center?
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.
Get to Know: Vascular Neurologist Nicole Chiota-McCollum, MD
After completing her fellowship at UVA, Chiota-McCollum is now Assistant Professor of Neurology and Associate Program Director for the UVA Neurology Residency Program.
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.
Implementing a New Standard of Stroke Care
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.