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Invasive Central Line Placement Class

Our neurocritical care team recently attended their first invasive central line placement class, hosted by Arrow, International, Inc.

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Bradley’s Story

When Bradley was a month old, he was diagnosed with sagittal craniosynostosis. His mother, Laura, was told to contact the pediatric neurosurgery clinic at UHS. Once she and her son arrived at the clinic, they met Izabela Tarasiewicz, MD, and Erica Salazar, RN, MSN, FNB-BC. “We loved them immediately,” Laura told us. “They were so […]

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Rocky Buchanan’s Story

Earlier this year, Rocky Buchanan was in an 18-wheeler accident that left him with an unstable upper cervical spine fracture and spinal cord injury. He was airlifted to UHS and taken to the Neuro ICU, where our neurocritical care team helped stabilize him. Rocky’s lung function was extremely tenuous, which complicated his case, but Derrick […]

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Jesus Flores’ Story

Just over a month ago, Jesus Flores had a brain aneurysm at work and passed out. Shortly thereafter, he made an appointment with Dr. Ramesh Grandhi to discuss his case. Because his aneurysm was too large for endovascular coiling treatment, the decision was made to “clip” the aneurysm in order to isolate it from normal […]

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Grant to Find a Cure for Glioblastomas

Our very own Dr. John R. Floyd II will be a leading collaborator on a study researching how to overcome drug resistance in deadly central nervous system tumors – glioblastomas. Last week the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) granted $755,718 to the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) in collaboration with The […]

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Neuro Oncology Clinic Uses Team Approach to Treat Brain Tumors

San Antonio is benefiting from a new clinic at the Cancer Therapy and Research Center. It features a group of doctors devoted to treating patients with brain tumors. Anita Stadnik, 53, of Austin was working as a Continental flight attendant a year ago when she suffered a seizure on the job. She was rushed to a […]

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