Pioneering radial approach for aneurysm, stroke

Endovascular neurosurgeons at Norton Neuroscience Institute are among a handful of physicians in the country accessing the brain through the radial artery rather than the femoral artery to treat aneurysm or stroke. The radial approach […]

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New device is big advancement in brain aneurysm treatment

Norton Neuroscience Institute is offering a new treatment for brain aneurysms. According to Tom Yao, M.D., neurosurgeon with Norton Neuroscience Institute, the Woven EndoBridge (WEB) device was approved by the Food and Drug Administration recently. Norton Neuroscience […]

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Brain Tumor Center moves to Brownsboro campus

The Brain Tumor Center has moved from 676 South Floyd Street to the new Norton Cancer Institute – Brownsboro at 4955 Norton Healthcare Blvd., Louisville, Kentucky. If your patients experience undue hardship from the move, […]

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Comprehensive Stroke System offers the highest level of care when time matters

As soon as a patient enters a Norton Healthcare emergency department with stroke symptoms such as facial weakness, difficulty talking or trouble moving one side of the body, Norton Healthcare providers move quickly to use […]

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Register now for the 2019 Neuroscience Symposium

Save the date and register now for the 2019 Neuroscience Symposium taking place Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Louisville Marriott Downtown. This event is designed for physicians, advanced […]

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CME opportunity: An update on Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis and management

Primary care physicians have an opportunity to deepen their knowledge of movement disorders to appropriately refer patients for sub-specialty care as well as understand treatment options for movement disorder during a continuing medical education dinner […]

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Migrainous disorders in children

The formal name for “childhood periodic syndromes” has changed from “childhood periodic syndromes that are commonly precursors of migraine” in ICHD-2 to “episodic syndromes that may be associated with migraine” in ICHD-3, partly because some […]

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NeuroPace implant helps patient control epilepsy

Neurostimulator monitors for seizures and interrupts them without the patient feeling a thing In 2010, Heather Ritchey had a seizure. It came out of nowhere, and she didn’t have another one for two years. Unfortunately, […]

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Online CME: A Primary Care Physician’s Guide to Multiple Sclerosis

The Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing Medical Education has made available speaker sessions from the 2018 Neuroscience Symposium, one including a presentation on a “Primary Care Physician’s Guide to Multiple Sclerosis” by Geeta A. Ganesh, […]

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Norton Neuroscience Institute an active participant in headache disorders clinical research

As the clinical program for headache medicine has expanded within Norton Neuroscience Institute and further clinical developments have been made in the field of treating headache disorders, our clinical research department has grown. We have […]

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Use of hormonal contraception in women with migraine

The prevalence of migraine peaks in women during their primary reproductive years, and during this same time, many women will choose to use some form of contraception to either control symptoms of dysmenorrhea or to […]

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Trigeminal neuralgia: Diagnosis and medical vs. surgical options for management

Trigeminal neuralgia is a disorder of the sensory division of cranial nerve V, which results in severe pain in the face. The pain usually is brief, intense, and on a single side of the face […]

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