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Seattle Neuroscience Institute Neurosurgeon Interviewed about Use of Doppler Technology to Predict Stroke

SEATTLE, June 5, 2006 (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- Meteorologists use it to track storms. Now doctors are using a similar version of Doppler radar to look at blood flow in the brain and help prevent stroke.Airplanes are his hobby, but Wade Hilmo's been grounded from flying real ones since Janu...

Swedish Offers Advanced CyberKnife Tumor Treatment; Latest in a Series of Radiation-Therapy Advancements

SEATTLE, June 1, 2006 – It sounds and looks like space-age equipment in Dr. McCoy's sick bay aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise. In reality it's called the CyberKnife and it's the latest in a series of technological innovations being used by Swedish Medical Center to provide advanced radiation the...

Seattle Neuroscience Institute Executive Director Interviewed about Carotid Stents by The Boston Globe

The Boston GlobeBy Judy Foreman, May 15, 2006 Stents, long famous for their success in propping open clogged arteries in the heart, are now being used in neck arteries in an effort to reduce strokes.Technical advances have made the stents safer to insert in neck arteries, and some experts now fe...

Swedish Sleep Medicine Institute Experts and New Issaquah Sleep Lab Featured in Front-Page Seattle Times Article

SEATTLE, April 12, 2006 -- The Seattle Times today published a front-page article about sleep disorders and the role sleep centers play in diagnosing and treating these often misunderstood and under-diagnosed maladies.Ralph Pascualy, M.D., medical director of the Swedish Sleep Medicine Institu...

Pivotal Clinical Trial for Epilepsy Treatment to Involve the Seattle Neuroscience Institute at Swedish Medical Center

SEATTLE, March 1, 2006 – Physicians with the Seattle Neuroscience Institute (SNI) at Swedish Medical Center are now enrolling participants in the Responsive Neurostimulator (RNSTM) System Pivotal Clinical Investigation, a multi-center clinical trial of a responsive brain neurostimulator ...

KING 5 TV's Evening Magazine Program Airs Story about Deep Brain Stimulation for Essential Tremor

SEATTLE, Feb. 22, 2006 -- Imagine being able to shut off a disease that has dominated your entire life with just the flip of a switch or the push of a button. If only it were that easy! But for one local man, it is.On Feb.22, KING Television's Evening Magazine program (channel 5; NBC) aired a ...

Seattle Neuroscience Institute at Swedish Medical Center Spine Surgeons Participating in Clinical Trial Using Artificial Cervical Discs

SEATTLE, Feb. 17, 2006 – On Jan. 13, a physician with the Seattle Neuroscience Institute (SNI) at Swedish Medical Center became the second surgeon on the West Coast – and only the sixth in the country – to implant an artificial disc in the neck of a patient as part of a clinical study to test ...
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