PNIBLOG

dementia care at pacific brain health center

The signs of memory loss in middle-age or older adults can be daunting, whether it’s forgetting someone’s name or getting lost while driving to a familiar destination. Find out about care for memory loss, dementia and other related brain health conditions.

A Wall Street Journal article reports about a revolutionary procedure called thrombectomy which can treat severe strokes, but most hospitals in the U.S. don’t perform it. Dr. Jason Tarpley’s 2017 research is cited and states that stroke patients taken directly to a thrombectomy-capable hospital are five times less likely to be disabled or die.

vision and fall prevention

Some eye trauma hospitalization trends that a recent study tracked may not surprise physicians. However, what may be surprising is the increasing role of patient falls for many of these hospitalizations. Learn more.

ct-DNA

A recently published paper by Pacific Neuroscience Institute researchers suggests a promising new approach for a biopsy-free method to identify primary brain tumor genetics for personalized treatment options.

Neurosurgery Fellowship at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

What is it like to be a brain surgeon? Take a look behind the scenes and follow a young doctor through his day as a neurosurgery fellow in a busy practice at Pacific Neuroscience Institute in Santa Monica, California.