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Brain Watch Event - Twitter Highlights

Bringing science education to life, Providence School Outreach Program hosted more than 125 Portland-area high school students to watch a live “Brain Watch” surgery as Dr. Vivek Deshmukh, neurosurgeon with Providence Brain and Spine Institute, clamped a brain aneurysm in a 4-hour operation.

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Neuro bi-plane technology gets even more precise

Providence Portland Medical Center now offers an advanced neuro procedure room with 3-D mapping and CT scan overlay.

Now surgeons can see scans through a microscope

Developed at Providence Brain and Spine Institute, microscope-integrated radiology lets surgeons instantly view pre-op images through the surgical microscope. – By Vivek Deshmukh, M.D., neurosurgeon

Providence Telestroke Network map

Miles away… and by your side. See the map of all telestroke locations.

What is a stroke?

Learn more about stroke using this easy-to-understand interactive guide, including causes of stroke, types of stroke and how to reduce risk for stroke.

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Brain aneurysm: When to clip, when to coil

Clipping is favored in patients in otherwise good health, younger patients and those with a complete third-nerve palsy. Coiling is favored for older patients in poor health with multiple medical co-morbidities. This patient in this case study got both treatments. – By Vivek Deshmukh, M.D., neurosurgeon

[VIDEO] Providence Telestroke Network in Action

Watch this video depicting the lifesaving power of telestroke.

World-class technology: intraoperative MRI suite

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center is home to the world’s most advanced operating suite for brain tumors.