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The Department of Neurosurgery is helping to develop the most current treatment protocols and technology for effective, new ways to treat cerebral aneurysms, stroke and cerebral artery stenosis.
The following clinical trials are being conducted by Michael Alexander, MD at the Department of Neurosurgery:
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- PENUMBRA IMAGING COLLABORATIVE STUDY (PICS): A multicenter trial to assess outcomes of patients revascularized by the PENUMBRA system (IRB#: Pro00017143)
- SAMMPRIS: Preventing recurrent stroke, in patients with intracranial stenosis, stenting and aggressive medical management (IRB#: Pro00015781)
- SAPPHIRE: Less invasive carotid stenting procedures for patients at high risk for surgery for blockages of the carotid artery (IRB#: Pro00015014)
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