Radial approach: The future of endovascular surgery

Cardiologists have used the radial approach for years. Now, endovascular neurosurgeons are discovering this approach as a better way to treat aneurysm and stroke. It’s more complex, but the benefits are worth it. Using the […]

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Brain tumor study: Successful laser ablation of thalamic tumor

The patient An 18-year-old man initially presented with the incidental finding five years earlier of a lesion in the left thalamus. He was followed with stable surveillance imaging until 2017 when the lesion started to […]

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Local family donates $1 million to support multiple sclerosis care

When David C. Hussung’s mom, Beth, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the early 1970s, there was very little local support to treat the disease. Thanks to David and his wife Rebekah’s $1 million […]

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Stereotactic radiosurgery offers noninvasive brain tumor treatment

Gamma Knife, CyberKnife, and TrueBeam may sounds like superheroes, but they are actually tools for treating brain tumors. These three machines are used for stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), a non-surgical treatment option that uses high doses […]

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Stroke summary: Patient home four days after mechanical thrombectomy; full recovery

Shervin R. Dashti, M.D., Ph.D., was able to remove a clot from the patient’s left middle cerebral artery, which was the cause of the patient’s stroke symptoms. Incident details: 75-year-old female Arrived at Norton Brownsboro […]

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Norton Neuroscience Institute Memory Center offers multidisciplinary care and resources

The new Norton Neuroscience Institute Memory Center provides multidisciplinary care to patients with memory impairment and their families. Leading the care team at the multidisciplinary center are neurologist Gregory Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., and geriatrician Rachel […]

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Gregory Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., joins Norton Neuroscience Institute

Gregory Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., neurologist and accomplished memory disorders researcher, has joined Norton Healthcare as medical director of the new Norton Neuroscience Institute Memory Center. Dr. Cooper was most recently medical director of memory care […]

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Registration open for the 2021 Neuroscience Symposium

The 2021 Neuroscience Symposium will be held Thursday, May 13, and Friday, May 14, 2021, and will provide the latest neurological information for health care providers serving adults, including primary care physicians, advanced practice providers, […]

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Perfusion scanning allows more time to save more brain

Time saved is brain saved, and in recent years we’ve gotten some more time to save more brain. In 2018, the American Heart and American Stroke associations updated their guidelines to say perfusion scanning can […]

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A baseline concussion test aids sports concussion diagnosis and treatment

A baseline concussion test provides data to measure functional change in an athlete, making it crucial to concussion care, according to Tad D. Seifert, M.D., a neurologist and sports concussion specialist who is director of […]

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Stroke in young people increasing and mostly preventable

Stroke in young people has been increasing, with adults as young as in their 20s at risk. This largely is due to more young people having risk factors previously associated with the older population: a […]

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Interventional treatments for episodic migraine

Interventional procedures may provide an option for patients with episodic migraine in cases where oral medications may be contraindicated because of comorbidities or because they don’t provide sufficient relief. Many of these treatments do not […]

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