• Neuro-Interventional Neuroradiology

  • Patients who come to Littleton Adventist Hospital with a diagnosis of stroke have a variety of treatment options and compassionate doctors on call all day, every day.

  • Emergency interventional neuroradiology procedures are available for stroke patients who need immediate intervention for hemorrhaging (bleeding), clot or blockage in the brain. At Littleton Adventist Hospital we have 24/7 coverage by neurosurgeons and neuro-interventionalists who specialize in procedures to diagnose and treat the cause of stroke as quickly as possible.

    Interventional Neuroradiology Procedures

    Neuro-interventional neuroradiology in Colorado

    • Intra-arterial TPA (Tissue Plasminogen Activator) - An injection of clot-busting drugs into the clot in the blood vessel to break-up the clot interfering with blood flow. In some cases, this can be effective up to six hours after onset of stroke symptoms.
    • Clot Extraction Technology - Devices that can be threaded through blood vessels to the brain to extract clots. In some cases, this can be effective up to eight hours after onset of stroke symptoms.
    • Angiography - Diagnostic testing that can quickly identify the cause of bleeding in the brain.
    • Stent and Coil insertion or surgery to address brain aneurysms.

    Learn more about Neurosurgery at Littleton Adventist Hospital.

    A stroke is a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.

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