The UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute (NSI) is a multidisciplinary team organized to diagnose and treat disorders of the nervous system. Our comprehensive team of specialists provides compassionate care for neurologic disorders, conducts world class research to discover novel treatments, and educates future generations of neuroscientists and clinicians.
Creighton Don, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, discusses the Heart Brain Team for Stroke Prevention.
Michael Levitt, MD, discusses endovascular clot retrieval for ischemic stroke.
Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, talks about the relationship between chronic kidney disease and stroke.
Dr. David Tirschwell, professor of neurology, discusses TIA and TOAST ischemic subtyping including small vessel disease, large artery atherosclerotic stroke, cardioembolic stroke, other determined etiology and undetermined etiology.
Dr. Arielle Davis, assistant professor of neurology, presents the case of a 49-year-old male with a history of HLD and occipital headaches who has nausea and the sensation of the room spinning.
Dr. Michael Levitt, neurosurgeon at Harborview Medical center, UW Medical center, and UW medicine, leads a presentation on cutting edge treatments for stroke.
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HMC CSC has vascular neurosurgery specialists and neurointerventionalists available to perform emergency surgical and endovascular interventions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.