Neuroscience CDC guidelines for treating children with mild traumatic brain injury

CDC guidelines for treating children with mild traumatic brain injury

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines on treating children with concussions, or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), include 19 clinical recommendations covering diagnosis, prognosis, and management and treatment. “This is the time of year when concussion numbers hit a peak,” said Tad D. Seifert, M.D., neurologist and sports concussion physician with Norton …

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Neuroscience Patients and caregivers: Learn about the latest advances at the 2019 Neuroscience Expo

Patients and caregivers: Learn about the latest advances at the 2019 Neuroscience Expo

The lineup for the 2019 Neuroscience Expo features sessions with neurological experts and others on a range of topics from specific conditions to financial considerations. The Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, event at the Kentucky International Convention Center is free and open to the public. Sessions are organized in tracks largely around conditions, but participants can …

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Neuroscience ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 7: Neurologists discuss epilepsy diagnoses

‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 7: Neurologists discuss epilepsy diagnoses

Episode seven of the “MedChat” podcast is now available.. This episode, “Epilepsy for the Primary Care Provider,” discusses epilepsy diagnoses. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2015 data, approximately 40,000 to 50,000 adults in Kentucky have epilepsy. Prior to a diagnosis of epilepsy, a primary care practitioner may be the first provider to …

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Neuroscience Pioneering radial approach for aneurysm, stroke

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 allows patients of Mahan Ghiassi, M.D., and Mayshan Ghiassi, M.D., brothers and endovascular neurosurgeons with Norton Neuroscience Institute, to recover …

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Neuroscience New device is big advancement in brain aneurysm treatment

New device is big advancement in brain aneurysm treatment

There is a new treatment for brain aneurysms, and Norton Neuroscience Institute is one of the first two centers in Kentucky to offer it. By Rebecca Hall 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 …

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Neuroscience 2019 Neuroscience Symposium in April

2019 Neuroscience Symposium in April

The 2019 Neuroscience Symposium will be held Thursday, April 18, 2019, at the Louisville Marriott Downtown, 280 W. Jefferson St., Louisville, Kentucky. The goal of this activity is to provide updates on neurological research, literature, advancing technology and available treatment options that can be vital to maximizing patient outcomes. Practitioners and clinicians need to be …

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Cancer Brain Tumor Center moves to Brownsboro campus

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, please call (502) 629-4440 to discuss options. We apologize for any inconvenience. Signs at the new location direct patients to …

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

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 cutting-edge tools to determine the type of stroke and the right treatment. In order to determine whether an individual has …

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CME Register now for the 2019 Neuroscience Symposium

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 practice providers, nurses and social workers. There is a $40 fee for this program and registration is required. Breakfast and …

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

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 taking place Thursday, January 10 at LouVino Restaurant & Wine Bar (11400 Main Street, Louisville, KY). The objectives for this …

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