UCLA Interventional Neuroradiology
When performed remotely, the procedure can help underserved communities.
“I picked up something that was too heavy for me and strained my back,” says 86- year-old Ira Gawant, who struggled to find a solution for the compression fracture in his L4 vertebra. “I’m an actor but I haven’t been able to [...]
Brain Glue May Help Aneurysm Victims KNBC-Channel 4 aired March 2, 2009 reports about a new liquid glue used to treat brain aneurysms too giant to be treated by conventional methods. The stories featured Dr. Satoshi Tateshima, assistant professor of interventional neuroradiology, who performed the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Centers first case [...]
NBC Nightly News aired a Nov. 28, 2008 segment by Robert Bazell on new imaging software that enables UCLA physicians to view patients brain aneurysms in 3-D and predict whether they are likely to rupture and require immediate treatment. UCLA is one of only two hospitals in the country with the [...]
WECT TV6 aired a November 3, 2008 report on new 3-D imaging software available only at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and one other hospital that enables interventional neuroradiologists to predict whether a brain aneurysm is likely to rupture and require immediate intervention. Dr. Satoshi Tateshima, assistant clinical professor of radiological [...]
MERCI Story UCLA interventional neuroradiology team invented a revolutionary device to save lives and limit disability of ischemic stroke victims. It is the first medical device cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove blood clots from the brain in patients experiencing an ischemic stroke. This photo ws taken after [...]