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Neurovascular Procedures

Our neurointerventional specialists are highly trained and experienced with minimally invasive, catheter-based procedures for stroke, aneurysm, brain bleed, anterior venous malformation (AVM) and other neurovascular problems.

Among the interventions and treatments they conduct in our Neurovascular Laboratory:

  • Intra-arterial thrombolytic (clot-busting) therapy with rT-PA – Extends stroke treatment window from three to eight hours
  • Intravenous thrombolytic therapy
  • Coil embolization, balloon-assisted or with stents
  • Mechanical removal of intravascular blood clots
  • Carotid artery and intracranial stent placement
  • Particle or glue embolization
  • Balloon test occlusion
  • Diagnostic cerebral angiography
  • Other tests and therapies for neurovascular disorders
  • Epitaxis (nose bleed)
Chris Ortiz

Surviving a Stroke at 16

“When I was told that I’d had a stroke, I thought, how can that be?” he says. “I’m only 16.”– Read Chris' Story

Christy Meltzer

Aneurysm Rupture Stopped by Neurocritical Expertise

See the story of a woman whose ruptured aneurysm was treated by our neurointerventionalists.


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