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Minimally invasive treatment of brain aneurysms using coils and stents. Coiling is proven to lead to shorter recovery times and better outcomes than surgery for acute hemorrhagic stroke patients.
MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center is one of the few stroke receiving centers to offer clot retrieval, an advanced, minimally invasive treatment for acute stroke to restore blood flow to the brain.
Deep Brain Stimulation
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) may be an effective treatment option for patients with movement disorders; specifically essential tremor, dystonia or Parkinson’s disease, and those whose symptoms are too severe to be controlled with medication.
MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Treatment
MR-guided Focused Ultrasound is an incisionless treatment for Essential Tremor patients who have not responded to medication. It uses focused sound waves guided by MRI to provide treatment deep in the brain with no incisions or permanent implants.
Neurological injuries affect thousands of people each year. Whether the injury is from a recent stroke, trauma to the spinal cord or a progressive disorder such as multiple sclerosis, neurological impairments can significantly decrease independence in daily activities and limit mobility.
Neurological Rehabilitation and Balance Program
MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center’s comprehensive Rehabilitation Services includes speech therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy with one-on-one, individualized treatments and modern equipment.
MemorialCare’s renowned neurosurgeons perform complex surgical procedures and treat neurological conditions using the latest innovations and techniques in neurosurgery, such as minimally invasive surgery, intraoperative MRI, computer-assisted brain surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, awake brain surgery
Skull Base Brain Tumor Program
At the MemorialCare Neuroscience Institute at Saddleback Medical Center, our team provides a multi-disciplinary approach for the diagnosis and treatment of skull base tumors.
Stroke Receiving Center
If you think you or someone else is having a stroke, call 9-1-1 immediately and note the time of when any of the symptoms first appear. Do not drive yourself or wait for a ride from a friend or family member. Have an ambulance take you to the hospital that is a stroke receiving center right away.
No matter what time a stroke happens, patients have instant access to a neurology specialist upon arrival via telemedicine, so they receive immediate treatment.
This surgical procedure destroys a small group of cells in the thalamus, a major area that receives information from the basal ganglia. This procedure is mainly effective in abolishing tremor on the opposite side of the body to the surgery.