Vascular Problems at Stroke Treatment Centers: A Team Approach
Dr. Aquilla “Quill” Turk, a radiologist and one of MUSC's South Carolina stroke specialists with a focus in neuroradiologic treatment, talks about the importance of a team approach for treating disorders of blood vessels in the brain. He describes how the team of doctors at MUSC's stroke treatment center works as a unit to offer the best care from a variety of disciplines. Dr. Turk elucidates some of the treatment options for handling problems with blood vessels in the brain and also touches on post-operative care. Learn more about MUSC and its stroke treatment centers today at http://www.muschealth.com/neurosciences/...
Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast - April 5, 2014 Category: Neurology Authors: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts

South Carolina Stroke Specialists on Treatment of Acute Stroke
Interventional neuroradiologist Dr. Aquilla “Quill” Turk describes the presenting symptoms of an acute stroke, noting the importance and benefits of receiving immediate medical care. He indicates that MUSC is the only hospital in South Carolina equipped to offer the full gambit of acute stroke treatment options at its stroke treatment center. This includes advanced imaging devices to help triage patients as well as endovascular techniques for blood clot removal even after the critical time period for basic clot breakup has lapsed. Learn more about MUSC and its stroke treatment center today at http://www.muschealth.com...
Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast - April 5, 2014 Category: Neurology Authors: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts

South Carolina Stroke Specialist Explains a Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Interventional neuroradiologist at MUSC's stroke treatment center Dr. Aquilla “Quill” Turk discusses transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), their underlying causes and how they present. He explains the risk of more serious, acute stroke for a patient experiencing TIAs, and he notes treatments that have been utilized to date. Dr. Turk also describes the newer treatment method for a transient ischemic attack that involves stenting of the blood vessels in the brain to deal with narrowing of those vessels. He points out that very few medical centers in the country, MUSC being among them, have had significant use of these stent...
Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast - April 5, 2014 Category: Neurology Authors: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts

Stroke Treatment Centers on Hemorrhagic Stroke
Dr. Angela Hays, a neurologist and one of MUSC's South Carolina stroke specialists with focus in the care of high severity neurological injury or illness, explains the difference between two types of stroke – hemorrhagic and thrombotic, or ischemic – focusing on the hemorrhagic variation. She indicates high blood pressure as a major risk factor for hemorrhagic stroke and also mentions other risk factors, including diabetes, smoking, excessive alcohol use, and substances that artificially raise blood pressure. Dr. Hays concludes this neurology podcast with a discussion of the presenting symptoms of a stroke. Learn more...
Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast - April 5, 2014 Category: Neurology Authors: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts

Stroke Treatment Centers on Early Treatment Protocol
Dr. Angela Hays, a neurologist and one of MUSC's South Carolina stroke specialists specializing in the care of high severity neurological injury or illness, provides an overview of how physicians respond to stroke. She explains the process of determining the stroke type – hemorrhagic versus ischemic. She emphasizes the importance of treatment from stroke certified hospitals and stroke treatment centers as quickly after stroke as possible to increase treatment options and thus improve the likelihood of recovery. Dr. Hays concludes this neurology podcast by describing relatively new devices utilized for clot breakup and re...
Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast - April 5, 2014 Category: Neurology Authors: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts

Neurosurgery: Arteriovenous Malformation Treatment
In this podcast, neurosurgeon and one of MUSC's south Carolina stroke specialists Dr. Raymond Turner discusses arteriovenous malformations, both how they occur and why they can be detrimental to healthy brain function. He notes that the condition may be asymptomatic but provides information on arteriovenous malformation treatment options at MUSC's stroke treatment centers for necessary and appropriate cases. Learn more about MUSC and stroke treatment today at http://www.muschealth.com/neurosciences/about/stroke/index.htm (Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast)
Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast - April 5, 2014 Category: Neurology Authors: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts

Stroke Treatment Centers on Emergency Treatment
In this podcast, emergency medicine specialist at MUSC's South Carolina stroke treatment center Dr. Edward Jauch discusses early detection and emergency treatment of stroke. He stresses the importance of seeking early care for stroke from certified stroke treatment centers and points to pivotal components of the medical evaluation. Dr. Jauch comments on prognosis for stroke patients and discusses the issue of post-stroke depression. (Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast)
Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast - April 5, 2014 Category: Neurology Authors: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts

South Carolina Stroke Specialists Give an Overview of Ischemic Stroke
Neurosurgeon at MUSC's stroke treatment center Dr. Raymond Turner focuses in this podcast on ischemic strokes, which are the predominant cause of disability in the United States. He elucidates multiple factors contributing to the high rate of strokes in the South Carolina area. Dr. Turner emphasizes the importance of timely treatment of stroke by South Carolina stroke specialists to prevent long-term damage to the patient. Learn more about MUSC and ischemic stroke today at http://www.muschealth.com/neurosciences/about/stroke/index.htm (Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast)
Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast - April 5, 2014 Category: Neurology Authors: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts

Stroke: Overview of Hemorrhagic Stroke and Ruptured Aneurysm
Dr. Raymond Turner, a neurosurgeon at the stroke treatment centers of MUSC, discusses hemorrhagic stroke, which involves bleeding in the brain. He identifies presenting symptoms associated with bleeding from a ruptured aneurysm or abnormal vessel and overviews therapeutic options. Dr. Turner lays out the process of care for surgically treatable cases by South Carolina stroke specialists. Learn more about MUSC and hemorrhagic stroke today at http://www.muschealth.com/neurosciences/about/stroke/index.htm (Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast)
Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast - April 5, 2014 Category: Neurology Authors: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts

Vascular Problems at Stroke Treatment Centers: A Team Approach
Dr. Aquilla “Quill” Turk, a radiologist and one of MUSC's South Carolina stroke specialists with a focus in neuroradiologic treatment, talks about the importance of a team approach for treating disorders of blood vessels in the brain. He describes how the team of doctors at MUSC's stroke treatment center works as a unit to offer the best care from a variety of disciplines. Dr. Turk elucidates some of the treatment options for handling problems with blood vessels in the brain and also touches on post-operative care. Learn more about MUSC and its stroke treatment centers today at http://www.muschealth.com/neurosciences/...
Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast - January 8, 2013 Category: Neurology Authors: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts

South Carolina Stroke Specialists on Treatment of Acute Stroke
Interventional neuroradiologist Dr. Aquilla “Quill” Turk describes the presenting symptoms of an acute stroke, noting the importance and benefits of receiving immediate medical care. He indicates that MUSC is the only hospital in South Carolina equipped to offer the full gambit of acute stroke treatment options at its stroke treatment center. This includes advanced imaging devices to help triage patients as well as endovascular techniques for blood clot removal even after the critical time period for basic clot breakup has lapsed. Learn more about MUSC and its stroke treatment center today at http://www.muschealth.com...
Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast - January 8, 2013 Category: Neurology Authors: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts

South Carolina Stroke Specialist Explains a Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Interventional neuroradiologist at MUSC's stroke treatment center Dr. Aquilla “Quill” Turk discusses transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), their underlying causes and how they present. He explains the risk of more serious, acute stroke for a patient experiencing TIAs, and he notes treatments that have been utilized to date. Dr. Turk also describes the newer treatment method for a transietn ischemic attack that involves stenting of the blood vessels in the brain to deal with narrowing of those vessels. He points out that very few medical centers in the country, MUSC being among them, have had significant use of these stent...
Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast - January 8, 2013 Category: Neurology Authors: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts

Stroke Treatment Centers on Hemorrhagic Stroke
Dr. Angela Hays, a neurologist and one of MUSC's South Carolina stroke specialists with focus in the care of high severity neurological injury or illness, explains the difference between two types of stroke – hemorrhagic and thrombotic, or ischemic – focusing on the hemorrhagic variation. She indicates high blood pressure as a major risk factor for hemorrhagic stroke and also mentions other risk factors, including diabetes, smoking, excessive alcohol use, and substances that artificially raise blood pressure. Dr. Hays concludes this neurology podcast with a discussion of the presenting symptoms of a stroke. Learn more...
Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast - January 8, 2013 Category: Neurology Authors: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts

Neurosurgery: Arteriovenous Malformation Treatment
In this podcast, neurosurgeon and one of MUSC's south Carolina stroke specialists Dr. Raymond Turner discusses arteriovenous malformations, both how they occur and why they can be detrimental to healthy brain function. He notes that the condition may be asymptomatic but provides information on arteriovenous malformation treatment options at MUSC's stroke treatment centers for necessary and appropriate cases. Learn more about MUSC and stroke treatment today at http://www.muschealth.com/neurosciences/about/stroke/index.htm (Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast)
Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast - January 8, 2013 Category: Neurology Authors: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts

South Carolina Stroke Specialists Give an Overview of Ischemic Stroke
Neurosurgeon at MUSC's stroke treatment center Dr. Raymond Turner focuses in this podcast on ischemic strokes, which are the predominant cause of disability in the United States. He elucidates multiple factors contributing to the high rate of strokes in the South Carolina area. Dr. Turner emphasizes the importance of timely treatment of stroke by South Carolina stroke specialists to prevent long-term damage to the patient. Learn more about MUSC and ischemic stroke today at http://www.muschealth.com/neurosciences/about/stroke/index.htm (Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast)
Source: MUSC Stroke Podcast - January 8, 2013 Category: Neurology Authors: Medical Univeristy of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts