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UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians Document

UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians

Our web portal allows referring physicians to securely access their patients’ entire electronic health record, make online referral requests and communicate with our physicians directly and securely.
Understand Childhood Ischemic Stroke – and Take Action Video

Understand Childhood Ischemic Stroke – and Take Action

Pediatric neurologist and stroke specialist Christine Fox, MD, MAS, presents keys to identifying and treating children with ischemic stroke. In this short video, she covers risk factors, imaging modalities, evolving treatment strategies and secondary stroke prevention.
AVM Bleeding in a Young Brain: Angiography as Part of the Solution Video

AVM Bleeding in a Young Brain: Angiography as Part of the Solution

This five-minute video reviews the warning signs for arteriovenous malformations, discusses treatment goals for AVMs in the very young, and offers images that illuminate both the condition itself and keys to successful surgical resection.
Get Up to Speed on Stroke: Understanding Causes and Preventing Recurrence Video

Get Up to Speed on Stroke: Understanding Causes and Preventing Recurrence

The director of UCSF’s stroke clinic, neurologist Karl Meisel, MD, presents the latest evidence-based strategies for evaluating and treating ischemic stroke and TIA, including new thoughts on medical management and post-event monitoring.
Neurovascular Disease and Stroke Center Document

Neurovascular Disease and Stroke Center

Providing initial evaluations, second opinions and follow-up care for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of stroke and other neurovascular conditions.
UCSF Certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center Document

UCSF Certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center

A LONGTIME PARTNER in ensuring the best care for your patients with neurovascular conditions, UCSF is now a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, becoming the first such program in San Francisco to earn the Gold Seal of Approval.
Stroke and COVID-19: Connections, Concerns and Care Video

Stroke and COVID-19: Connections, Concerns and Care

Answering questions from both patients and doctors, our neurovascular disease experts discuss the higher risk of clotting disorders associated with severe SARS-CoV-2 illness and how to manage these cases.
Burden of Stroke in Women Video

Burden of Stroke in Women

Vineeta Singh, MD, discusses stroke in women and the relationship between gender and symptoms, risk-factors, prevalence and mortality. Dr. Singh also examines stress and depression as a possible risk factor for stroke in women.
Gender-Specific Differences in Stroke Clinical Presentation and Risk Factors Video

Gender-Specific Differences in Stroke Clinical Presentation and Risk Factors

Vineeta Singh, MD discusses sex-specific risk factors in women – including oral contraceptive use, carotid disease and obesity -- and examines whether these risk factors are adequately assessed.
Pregnancy Complications and Stroke Risk Video

Pregnancy Complications and Stroke Risk

Vineeta Singh, MD discusses the pregnancy- and post-pregnancy-associated risk factors for stroke and the management of these conditions.
Gender-Specific Differences in Stroke Management and Outcome Video

Gender-Specific Differences in Stroke Management and Outcome

Vineeta Singh, MD discusses gender-specific differences in primary and secondary stroke prevention, including an examination of gender-specific issues surrounding patient consent to receive an IV tissue plasminogen activator (tPA).