Niagara Falls Memorial, UB Neurosurgery Launch Advanced Stroke Program

Niagara Falls Memorial, UB Neurosurgery Launch Advanced Stroke Program

  Niagara’s most experienced stroke center is about to take patient care to a whole new level, provided by world renowned specialists aided by artificial intelligence technology. Under the umbrella of Advanced Stroke Program or “ASP,” Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) and University of Buffalo Neurosurgery

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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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A Pacemaker for the Brain?

By Annette Pinder Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) at UB Neurosurgery’s Comprehensive Center for Movement Disorders is Nothing Short of Miraculous for Patients Suffering from the Effects of Parkinson’s Disease and Essential Tremor Watch a Video of One Person’s Transformation Here. Parkinson’s disease (PD) has certainly been in the news lately.

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Back Surgery Ain’t What It Used to Be

New Minimally Invasive Procedures Are Leaving People Pain-Free by Annette Pinder Remember when back surgery was considered the last possible resort, despite excruciating pain due to spinal conditions? Now new minimally invasive technologies and procedures are changing that. “The most common symptoms for which people consult a

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When It’s a Stroke, Gates is Your Lifeline

Leading the Way With Cutting-Edge Technology by Annette Pinder It’s nearly impossible to discuss cardiovascular disease, without also talking about stroke. In fact, heart disease and stroke are the first and third leading causes of death for men and women in the nation, and account for more

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