Advances in Stroke Care 2 of 2

Overview:
Recent scientific discoveries about the brain are leading to new strategies for treating neurological problems, such as stroke. In this interview, you'll learn about stroke risk factors, symptoms and treatments, as well as the development of clot-busting drugs that can limit the debilitating effects of a stroke.

Part two of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • Stroke is an emergency
  • Clot-busting drugs (tPA)
  • Interventional radiology treatment
  • Brain imaging
  • Brain stenting
  • Role of rehabilitation
  • Stroke symptoms

Guest:
Dr. Barney Stern, a director of the clinical stroke program and neurologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Stern is also a professor of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: August 7, 2013

         
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