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The UMMC Neurovascular (Stroke) Group offers a complete array of therapeutic services including advanced surgical techniques, Guglielmi detachable coils (GDC), circulatory arrest, stereotactic guidance, electrophysiologic monitoring, and access to the newest medications for neuronal and cerebral protection. The Stroke Group emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to the management of stroke patients. Various specialties apply their expertise to determine the ideal approach for each patient. An interdisciplinary neurovascular conference is held regularly to help achieve our goal of providing the best treatment available for each patient. The Stroke Group provides the following therapeutic services:
The Neurovascular (Stroke) Group has at its disposal several endovascular procedures for patients with AVMs or aneurysms. These minimally invasive procedures, which do not require an incision, are generally better tolerated than conventional surgery.
Stereotactic radiosurgery is a minimally invasive technology which shrinks away certain small, well circumscribed tumors and arteriovenous malformations within the brain. The technique is often used on deep seated AVMs that are not amenable to surgical treatment.
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Jackson, MS 39216