The hospital is also nationally certified by The Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center with the only comprehensive stroke treatment team in Arkansas, including interventional neuroradiologists
who provide catheter-based treatment of the brain.
Meg has gained most of her in-depth knowledge about the condition through working with the interventional neuroradiologists
on the Vein of Galen cases.
"However, as far as I am aware on the ground the picture is very different - two of the new neurosurgeons are not in post; one neurosurgeon who has recently retired will not be replaced; and one of the two interventional neuroradiologists
left six months ago and there has been no effort to replace him.
Interventional Radiologists, Interventional Neuroradiologists
, Interventional Cardiologists, and Vascular Surgeons are among the medical professionals that depend upon TIS products to access and cross difficult-to-reach lesions, thereby allowing therapeutic intervention in previously unreachable vascular beds.
Categorized by specialty, 55% of the physicians placing the stents were interventional cardiologists, 22% were vascular surgeons, 15% were interventional radiologists, and the remaining 8% were equally divided between neurosurgeons and interventional neuroradiologists
as well as neurosurgeons will deliver the device via standard endovascular techniques.