As the first Comprehensive Stroke Center in the South Bay, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance has put together an unbeatable team to save patients. Read this heart-warming story about the first patient to be taken to LCM after a change in paramedic routing protocol. Any patients with suspected large vessel occlusions must now be taken directly to a stroke center with clot removal capabilities rather than primary stroke centers.
Dr. Walavan Sivakumar, director of neurosurgery at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical talks about the one of a kind Pacific Neuroscience Institute clinic. The center offers comprehensive services for treating a wide spectrum of neurological and cranial disorders. Check out this great and informative interview with NEWSBREAK Live.
Stroke and brain aneurysm are emergencies and a patient should be rushed to the ER for immediate treatment. Find out what you need to know about treatment.
When a person suffers a stroke, millions of brain nerve cells die often resulting in motor disabilities such as paralysis and speech difficulties. What if researchers could challenge the brain to recover? That’s what PNI researchers are doing for patients up to 7 1/2 years after their attack.
Our Stroke Team and other members of Providence Saint John’s Health Center joined the crowds of participants who came out to show their commitment to health at the July 4th Palisades Will Rogers 5K and 10K run.
We are pleased to add an Ischemic Stroke study to our clinical trials at Pacific Neuroscience Institute. Ongoing trials in quality & outcomes research & brain cancer are actively recruiting. Read more.
May is Stroke Awareness Month. Stroke is preventable. Identifying risk factors that contribute can help reduce the likelihood of having a stroke. Read more.
We are pleased to announce a new clinical trial using the Optune device. Ongoing trials in stroke, quality & outcomes research & brain cancer are actively recruiting. Read more.
We are pleased to present our new clinical trials this month. Find out about our studies in stroke and quality & outcomes research as well as brain cancer.
Read highlights about the latest news in Stroke from this year’s very exciting International Stroke Conference hosted by the American Heart Association.