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Swedish Neuroscience Institute Completes Major New Site for Advanced Neurosurgical Procedures

SEATTLE, Feb. 12, 2007 – The Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) today opened a $30 million clinical complex at Swedish Medical Center's Cherry Hill (formerly Providence) Campus. Centerpieces of the new facility are four state-of-the-art operating rooms (ORs) that feature the most advanced ...

American Heart Association Recognizes Swedish's Stroke Patient Care

SEATTLE, Feb. 8, 2007 – Today Swedish received the Get With The GuidelinesSM – Stroke (GWTG-Stroke) Sustained Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association at the 2007 International Stroke Conference in San Francisco. Swedish is one of just...

Swedish's Deep Brain Stimulation Program for Parkinson's Featured in KPLU Radio Series on Therapeutic Uses of Electricity in the Brain

SEATTLE, Jan. 8, 2007 -- The human brain is squishy; it's wrinkled; it's mysterious. It's also more electrical than you may realize. All over your body, cells use electricity to communicate and to stimulate muscles, but the brain takes this to another level. If the brain was a battery, and you...

Swedish Recertified as Primary Stroke Center; Designation Pertains to First Hill, Ballard, Providence and Issaquah Campuses

SEATTLE, Dec. 8, 2006 – Swedish Medical Center was recently recertified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO). Swedish first received certification as a Primary Stroke Center in 2004. At that time, Swedish was one of the ...

Swedish Neuroscience Institute Executive Director Interviewed for Seattle P-I Article on U.W. Football Player Diagnosed with Brain Tumor

SEATTLE, Nov. 22, 2006 -- The Seattle Post-Intelligencer (P-I) today published an article about University of Washington (U.W.) quarterback Johnny DuRocher recently being diagnosed with a tumor is in his cerebellum, near the back of his skull, which is slated to be surgically removed on Nov. ...

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Article Co-Authored by Swedish Neurosurgeon about Cerebral Aneurysm Treatments

SEATTLE, Aug. 31, 2006 -- Fortunately, a cerebral aneurysm diagnosis is no longer the death sentence many people may have previously associated with the condition. That myth has been overcome thanks to better diagnostic tests and now-proven advancements with the two treatment options: ‘clippin...

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Article Co-Authored by Swedish Neurosurgeon about Cerebral Aneurysm Treatments

David Newell, M.D., Published in New England Journal of Medicine
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