Neuro Imaging: Adult Stroke

Neuro Imaging: Adult Stroke – Christopher Hess, MD, PhD 

Advanced Stroke and Cancer Treatment at UCSF - Meet Dr. Hetts

Dr. Steven Hetts, MD, Associate Professor of Radiology and Chief of Neuroradiology at UCSF, works to develop new medical devices to improve the treatment of stroke and cancer. For example, he is working on technology to reduce the toxic side effects of chemotherapy.

Advances in the Treatment and Diagnosis of Acute Stroke: What You Need to Know

Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death in the US and can occur at any age. Randall Higashida, MD discusses the symptoms of stroke, the importance of early diagnosis, new treatments and more. Recorded on 11/03/2015. Series: "UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine presents Mini Medical School for the Public".

Stroke Diagnosis and Rapid Treatment

Stroke Diagnosis and Rapid Treatment: Time is of the Essence 

Each year nearly three-quarters of a million people suffer a stroke in the United States. To minimize damage from a stroke blood flow to the brain must be restored as quickly as possible. Dr. Christopher Dowd, UCSF Radiology, is an expert in the field of interventional neuroradiology, a minimally invasive approach in the treatment of vascular diseases of the central nervous system.