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Promising Results for New Approach for Treating Metastatic Spine Diseases with Radiosurgery  

 

Inside this issue

> Neurosurgery: Promising
treatment for metastatic
spine diseases

> Endovascular therapy gives
severe stroke patients hope

> Montefiore unveils
collaborative program for
chronic disabilities

 

 
 

Promising Results for New Approach
for Treating Metastatic Spine Diseases
with Radiosurgery

New evidence is emerging in spinal oncology literature to suggest that radiosurgery could become a primary modality to treat spinal metastasis. Combined with a minimally-invasive, tumor-load reducing surgery, this advanced form of radiation therapy can provide better local control of the tumor compared with conventional external beam radiation.

 
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Which subtype of acute ischemic
stroke is most commonly associated
with hemorrhagic transformation of
ischemic stroke?



   

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Endovascular Therapy–New Hope
for Severe Stroke Patients

Following the presentation of four new studies
showing dramatically positive results of
endovascular therapy in treating acute
ischemic stroke at the 2015 International
Stroke Conference, investigators called this
“the biggest advance in stroke,” since the
introduction of thrombolysis in 1996.


Endovascular Therapy–New Hope for Severe Stroke Patients


Function for All–A New Model for Treatment

Function for All–A New Model for
Treatment

FUNCTION, Montefiore’s Collaborative Program for Chronic Disabilities, aims to provide optimal care for individuals with disabilities through a system of coordinated care provided by a
group of highly trained, dedicated specialists.

 

 

   
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