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New suite bolsters stroke treatment efforts

A new advanced stroke treatment suite debuts this month at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, offering better care for patients with blood circulation problems in the head and neck, such as stroke and aneurysm.

Shuttle was first stop on employee’s ride to recovery

After her normal morning commute turned deadly, Teresa Evans says she is grateful to work at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

VUMC joins national stroke prevention research network

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has joined a national network funded by the National Institutes of Health to streamline multi-site clinical trials focused on key interventions in stroke prevention, treatment and recovery.

Study tracks clot removal’s effectiveness at treating stroke

Over the past decade, neurointerventionalists have refined techniques for manually removing blood clots causing stroke. Now they are joining forces for a clinical trial to demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of the techniques.

Cave diver’s stroke leads to race against time to remove clots

VU leading international trial of new stroke therapy

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are leading an international clinical trial to examine the functional benefits of a combined therapy to treat acute ischemic stroke.