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Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75246
Potent clot-dissolving medication that can be administered within three hours of the onset of symptoms to patients with ischemic stroke.
Blood clot-busting therapy delivered directly into the arteries through a catheter.
Recently FDA-approved device to mechanically remove clot from within the vessel.
Procedures used to open blocked or narrowed arteries that are less invasive than surgery. Angioplasty uses a tiny balloon to dilate blocked or narrowed arteries. Stents are small, metal mesh tubes that prop arteries open after angioplasty.
Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure to open blocked or narrowed vessels to prevent ischemic stroke. Aneurysm clipping and AVM resection are procedures that remove abnormal vessel malformations to prevent hemorrhage.
A treatment method that can be used for aneurysms that may be difficult to treat with neurosurgery.
A procedure similar to cardiovascular bypass surgery, in which a vein or artery is used as a graft to bypass a blocked vessel in the neck or brain.
Courses of therapy based on medical stroke research data that are used to help prevent secondary strokes.
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