4D Imaging for Stroke Patients at BGMG/GVI is also the First in the United States!

Buffalo General Medical Center and Gates Vascular Institute (BMG/GVI) is excited about the Alphenix 4D CT hybrid 4-dimensional angiography and computer tomography (CT) imaging (Alphenix). They are also proud to be the first and only hospital in the U.S. to embed it in the emergency department to

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Buffalo General/GVI New Hybrid 4D Imaging for Stroke Patients

NEW HYBRID 4D INTERVENTIONAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY FOR STROKE PATIENTS IS FASTER, SAFER AND MORE ACCURATE Kaleida Health facility first in the U.S. to utilize 4D CT system in emergency room exclusively for stroke patients BUFFALO, N.Y. (August 4, 2021) – Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI),

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Transforming Medicine Through Innovation

By Annette Pinder Adnan Siddiqui is a neurosurgeon, UB Medical School Professor, Director of UB’s Canon Stroke and Vascular Research Center (CSVRC), Vice-Chairman of UB Neurosurgery (UBNS), Director of Neurosurgical Stroke Service at Kaleida Health’s Gates Vascular Institute (GVI), and CEO and Chief Medical Officer of the

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Gates Vascular Institute’s Landmark Accomplishment

2000th TAVR Procedure Saves Lives Proving Experience Matters By Annette Pinder Several years ago, my mother-in-law, who lived in Pennsylvania, underwent a minimally invasive surgical procedure called transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). She had been suffering from heart failure and was so short of breath she could

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Gates Vascular Broadcasts Live Case to Japan and South Korea

In a live demonstration, Gates Vascular Institute (GVI), in partnership with the Jacobs Institute (JI) and a medical device company, today broadcast a case to Japan and South Korea, reaching over 150 physicians and health care professionals. The virtual proctorship broadcast, led by electrophysiologist, Chee Kim, M.D.,

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Celebrating 2000th TAVR Procedure

Gates Vascular Institute (GVI) Celebrates Landmark 2000th Transcatheter Heart Valve Procedure (TAVR) TAVR is a minimally invasive treatment option that has revolutionized cardiac medicine and replaced open-heart surgery for many patients Buffalo, N.Y (March 11, 2021) – The structural heart team at Kaleida Health’s Gates Vascular Institute (GVI)

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BGH – GVI Selected for Live Worldwide Synchronous TAVR Procedure

TAVR World Tour – Buffalo General and Gates Vascular Institute: 1 of 20 hospitals selected to participate in synchronous TAVR procedure Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI) this morning was 1 of only 4 U.S. hospitals, and one of only twenty hospitals representing fourteen countries globally

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Blood Clots, Strokes, and COVID

Medical Experts are Trying to Understand the Connection By Annette Pinder An interesting phenomenon is occurring that medical experts are trying to understand. Typically considered a lung infection, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is having an effect on the lining of blood vessels throughout the body,

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Meet GVI’s 1000th TAVR Recipient

Meet GVI’s 1000thTAVR Recipient Santi Corbelli is 87-years old and doing better than ever By Annette Pinder Gates Vascular Institute (GVI) has successfully completed its one thousandth transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a minimally invasive procedure that delivers a fully collapsible replacement valve to a damaged heart

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Watching Life-Saving Stroke Procedures in Real Time at GVI

By Annette Pinder Recently, I watched two live stroke procedures performed by endovascular neurosurgeons at Gates Vascular Institute (GVI). Yes live! And those attending experienced just two of the 10-20 life-saving procedures performed daily, and 7,000 performed yearly at GVI. Dr. Ken Snyder, endovascular neurosurgeon narrated the

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