Endovascular Stroke Therapy: New Treatments For An Old Disease

Washington University School of Medicine interventional neuroradiologist at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Akash Kansagra, MD, MS, explains ischemic stroke and shows what happens to patients who go untreated compared to those who undergo one of the various treatments offered by Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center. He also gives an inside look into what steps the Washington University School of Medicine Physicians at Barnes-Jewish Hospital take when treating a stroke patient, from when they are admitted to discharge and beyond. Finally, Dr. Kansagra uses case studies to demonstrate advancements in blood clot retrieval procedures that drastically improve the outcomes of stroke patients.

Akash Kansagra, MD, MS
Interventional Neuroradiologist
Washington University School of Medicine

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