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Dileep R. Yavagal, MD, Professor of Neurology & Neurosurgery and Chief Interventional Neurologist at the University of Miami - Miller School of Medicine, describes a treatment that has emerged as the standard of care for patients who suffer a large vessel occlusion (LVO) form of acute ischemic stroke (AIS)....
Neuroplasticity, or the brain’s ability to rewire and “heal” itself, is of particular interest in modern post-stroke care. However, data show that only 8-10 percent of stroke victims receive neuroplasticity-based rehabilitation in the optimal setting. There are ways caregivers, patients, and families...
[case_player][/case_player] A new electronic implant can dissolve harmlessly in the body after working to repair damaged nerves. Working in the fledgling field of bioelectronic medicine, researchers at Northwestern University and Washington University School of Medicine developed an implantable device...