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Neuroendovascular surgery is a minimally invasive procedure using advanced technology and medical expertise to treat patients with neurological diseases of the head, neck and spine. The surgery is done from inside the blood vessels. During surgery, the surgeon threads a small catheter through an artery or vein in the groin or wrist to the affected blood vessel for advanced imaging and/or treatment.
Neuroendovascular surgery can successfully treat several cerebrovascular conditions.
Ischemic stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain is blocked by a blood clot. Without blood and the oxygen it carries, part of the brain starts to die. The clot may form in the blood vessel or travel from somewhere else in the blood system. Our specialists use minimally invasive means to remove these blood clots, thereby restoring blood flow as quickly as possible.