Related Conditions

We offer 24-hour on-call teams in our comprehensive stroke centers at both Providence Portland Medical Center and Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. Our stroke team experts include neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiologists, emergency physicians, nurses and therapists. They quickly diagnose patients and use the most advanced treatment methods available.

Stroke

A stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain is blocked or bursts. Without blood and the oxygen it carries, part of the brain starts to die....

Brain aneurysm

A brain (cerebral) aneurysm is a bulging, weak area in the wall of an artery that supplies blood to the brain. In most cases, a brain aneurysm...

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a congenital defect in which arteries and veins are tangled and not connected by capillaries. The lack of...

Subarachnoid hemorrhage

A subarachnoid hemorrhage is the bursting of a blood vessel in the brain. This results in sudden bleeding into the space between the middle lining...