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New guideline for stroke prevention

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Antonio Culebras, MDUpstate neurologist Antonio Culebras, MD served as the lead author of an updated guideline from the American Academy of Neurology that recommends that people with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, or irregular heartbeat, take oral anticoagulants, a type of blood thinner pill, to prevent stroke.  The World Stroke Organization has endorsed the updated guideline.  Read more: Guideline: People with Irregular Heartbeat Should Take Blood Thinners to Prevent Stroke


‘What’s Your Emergency?’ – When you suspect a stroke, timing is everything

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Eric M Deshaies, MD To begin our new segment ‘What’s Your Emergency’, Dr. Derek Cooney , director of emergency medical services and disaster medicine at Upstate, and Dr. Eric Deshaies, director of the Upstate Neurovascular Institute, will discuss the signs and symptoms of stroke, what to do and where to go if you suspect your are having a stroke.

Upstate University Hospital’s Stroke Center


11/20/11 Aneurysm Repaired By Glue

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Mary CookNeurosurgeon Eric Deshaies and his patient Mary Cook reveal how Mary’s life-threatening aneurysm was repaired using a surgical glue.

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East Syracuse teacher’s giant brain aneurysm fixed with glue

Brain Bleed MD!, Dr. Deshaies’ website to help patients learn about diseases of the brain blood vessels.


10/30/11 Stroke Care

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Maria Lumbrazo, RN

Nurse Practitioner and Upstate’s Stroke Program Coordinator Maria Lumbrazo shares how collaboration is the key to better stroke outcomes.

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